Brian Cromwell counsels clients on white collar criminal defense, environmental crimes defense, health care fraud defense, internal investigations and SEC enforcement issues. Mr. Cromwell also advises corporate and individual clients under investigation by consumer protection agencies including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) and Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”). Mr. Cromwell is also a member of the Public Company Growth & Compliance group. Mr. Cromwell is admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Cromwell was both a state and federal prosecutor. From 1997-2000, he served as an Assistant District Attorney for Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, where he gained substantial investigative and trial experience in a variety of matters. From 2000-2004, Mr. Cromwell served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Department of Justice, Western District of North Carolina.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Cromwell gained valuable experience as a financial analyst and a tax consultant, which sparked his practical and legal insight into complex corporate criminal issues.