Meet Litigation Attorney Latoya C. Brown
Latoya C. Brown is an associate litigation attorney at Colson Hicks Eidson who practices in the areas of commercial litigation, class action lawsuits, white collar criminal defense and general civil litigation. She graduated in the top five of her law school class, magna cum laude, from Florida International University (FIU) College of Law. During law school, Latoya earned a coveted spot on the FIU Law Review where she served as Comments/Articles Editor. She was also a member of the FIU Moot Court Board, on the Dean’s List, and the recipient of five Book Awards. In addition, Latoya was selected as a Grant Recipient for both the 30th and 31st Annual Federal Securities Institute.
Latoya also earned her undergraduate degree from Florida International University. She graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa and as a member of the Honors College. She received the Willis Holcombe Scholarship and the A & P Senate Scholarship.
Latoya’s professional experience, prior to joining Colson Hicks Eidson, includes a legal internship at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission where she worked with senior counsel to enforce the federal securities laws. She also worked as a law clerk for a commercial litigation firm and as a judicial intern for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida.
Moreover, Latoya is a published author who predominantly focuses on securities law and the financial services industry. She is licensed to practice in Florida.
Past Employment Positions
- U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Legal Intern
- Rivero Mestre LLP, Summer Law Clerk
- Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, Judicial Intern
- Research Assistant: Professors Eloisa Rodriguez-Dod and Marcia Narine
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Florida Bar
- Rise of the IntercontinentalExchange and Implications of its Merger with NYSE Euronext, U. Pitt. J.L. & Com. (Fall 2013)
- The Regulation of U.S. Money Market Funds: Lessons from Europe, 9 BYU Int’l L. & Mgmt. Rev. 201 (2013)
- No More Ping-Pong: The Need for Article III Status in Bankruptcy After Stern v. Marshall, 8 FIU L. Rev. 559 (2013)