Originally from Russellville, Alabama, Ms. Brown joined White Arnold & Dowd P.C. as an associate in 2006 and became a shareholder in 2013. She practices in both state and federal courts, including appellate courts. Ms. Brown represents individual and corporate defendants in white collar criminal actions, primarily in the areas of healthcare fraud, financial crimes, and environmental crimes. She also represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation as well as pharmaceutical and environmental tort actions, whistleblower cases, healthcare matters, consumer class actions, and handles executive severance and compensation matters.
Prior to White Arnold & Dowd:
Ms. Brown graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where she served on the Alabama Law Review as a Senior Editor and on the Labor and Employment Moot Court Team. The Alabama Law Review published Ms. Brown’s work on racial integration and property law, “Integrating the City of the Dead,” in Summer 2005. Ms. Brown received a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, in History with a Spanish minor from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.
Ms. Brown is married to Tucker Brown and they have twin sons, Richmond and Stephen.
American Bar Association
- Fellow, American Bar Foundation
- House of Delegates, Delegate for the State of Alabama (2014-2015)
- Young Lawyers Division, Assembly Delegate for the State of Alabama (2011-2013)
Alabama State Bar
- Foster Care Task Force (2017)
- Lawyer University Task Force (2016-2017)
- Leadership Forum Section, Executive Council (2014-present)
- Young Lawyers Section, Immediate Past President (2013-2014)
- Young Lawyers Section, President (2012-2013)
- Young Lawyers Section, Vice President (2011-2012)
- Young Lawyers Section, Secretary (2010-2011)
- Young Lawyers Section, Treasurer (2009-2010)
- Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee (2007-2014)
- Committee on Volunteer Lawyers / Access to Legal Services
- Women’s Section
- Mentoring Program, Pilot Program Participant (2007)
Birmingham Bar Association
- Women Lawyers Section
- Grievance Committee (2017-present)
- Scholarship Committee: Co-Chair (2010, 2013), Member (2016)
- Future Leaders Forum Committee (2012)
- Public Service Committee (2007-2009)
- Young Lawyers Section
- Birmingham Inn of Court
- Women’s White Collar Defense Association
YWCA of Central Alabama
- Board of Directors (2017-present)
- Purse and Passion Table Captain Committee (2014-2017)
- Junior Board President (2013-2014)
- Junior Board President-Elect (2012-2013)
- Junior Board Executive Committee (2011-2014)
- Junior Board (2008-2014)
- The Junior League of Birmingham
- University of Alabama School of Law Farrah Law Alumni Society, Board of Trustees (2010-present)
- Junior Women's Committee of 100, Vice President (2016-2017); Secretary (2015-2016)
- St Mary’s-on-the-Highlands Episcopal Church
- Mountain Brook City Schools Early Warning Panel
- The Club, Young Executive Board, Member (2015-2017)
Samford University Alumni Council
- Alumni Council Activities Board (2011-2014)
- Alumni Council Executive Committee (2008-2010)
- Alumni Council Regional Representative (2007-2008)
- Alabama State Bar
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
- United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- University of Alabama School of Law: Alabama Law Review, Senior Editor; John A. Campbell Moot Court Board; Robert F. Wagner Labor and Employment Moot Court Team; Bench and Bar Honor Society; Order of Barristers; Order of the Samaritan; Dean’s Award for Community Service; Law School Ambassador; Dorbin Law Society, President
- Samford University Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Order of Omega, President; Robert Leland Tindal Award; Wheeler, Tower, and Seal Medals; Dean’s List; Student Senate; SGA Student Activities Council; Leadership Samford
- Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rating
- B-Metro Magazine, Top Lawyers (2016)
- B-Metro Magazine, Top Women Attorneys (2015, 2016)
- Mid-South Super Lawyers (2016)
- Fellow, American Bar Foundation
- Alabama Super Lawyers (2013-2015)
- “Top 40 Under 40,” Birmingham Business Journal (2014)
- Leadership UAB (2013)
- Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum, Class 8 (2012)
- Alabama Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2011, 2012)
- Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorneys 2012, Rising Star
- B-Metro Magazine, Rising Star of the Birmingham Bar (2012)
- Samford University Outstanding Young Alumnus Award (2011)
- Birmingham Bar Association Future Leaders Forum, Graduate (2009)
- The Junior League of Birmingham, “Woman to Watch” (2008-2009)
- J.M. White, K.R. Brown, B.A. Dowd, “Bingo in Alabama: More Than Just a Game,” 41 Cumberland Law Review 509, 2010-2011.
- K.A. Rogers, “Integrating the City of the Dead: The Integration of Cemeteries and the Evolution of Property Law, 1900-1969,” 56 Ala. L. Rev. 1153, Summer 2005.
- "The Business of Being a Lawyer," Faculty, University of Alabama School of Law, January 15, 2016.
- "The Importance of Local and State Bar Involvement for the Young Lawyer,” Future Leaders Forum, Birmingham Bar Association, August 13, 2013.
- “National Pro Bono Celebration: Leadership and Service,” Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, October 23, 2012.
- Represented the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama in a suit seeking injunctive relief in federal court to prevent enforcement of H.B. 56, Alabama’s anti-immigration law.
- Represented manufacturing plant in investigation of alleged criminal violations of Clean Water Act.
- Represented bank executive in connection with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s investigation of issues related to bank failure.
- Represented key witness in criminal trial of alleged Medicaid fraud “kick-back” conspiracy scheme.
- Represented healthcare provider during investigation by the Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- Represented pharmaceutical manufacturer in connection with charges by the Alabama Board of Pharmacy alleging violations of the Alabama Pharmacy Practice Act.
- Defended gaming corporation in connection with seizure of alleged illegal gaming devices by the State of Alabama.
- Defended healthcare financial services professional charged with conspiring to create false accounting entries for cost reports to obtain inflated reimbursements from Medicare.
- Represented financial institution in production of records related to federal investigation of customer.
- Represented physician in credentialing dispute with local healthcare system.
- Represented individual defendant charged with bank fraud and related counts connected with the individual acting as a “straw borrower” for the purchase of real estate.
- Defended practice manager charged with tax evasion related to the management of a medical practice in rural Alabama; charges arose as a result of federal government’s investigation of the medical practice for healthcare fraud related to improper bundling and “upcoding “of claims submitted to Medicare.
- Represented client in complex civil suit alleging violations of Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”), conspiracy, tortious interference with contractual or business relations, and tortious interference with prospective business relationships.
- Advised corporations and their general counsel regarding internal investigations and coordination of same.