Partner Tracey L. Brown joined The Cochran Firm in 2003 and has spearheaded the firm’s Employment Law practice area. She specializes in employment discrimination, civil rights, and police misconduct matters. Her vigorous representation has resulted in multiple million - dollar settlements and verdicts. Prior to joining The Cochran Firm Ms. Brown was Senior Counsel at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington D.C. where she litigated consumer fraud cases. She also served as a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles. A graduate of Boston College and St. John’s University Law School, she is licensed to practice law in New York, California, the District of Columbia and Pennsylvania. In addition to her legal work, Ms. Brown is the author of the best - selling book, “The Life and Times of Ron Brown'', a biography of the late U.S. Secretary of commerce Ronal H. Brown. Active in many civic and philanthropic organizations, Ms. Brown serves on the Board of Directors of the National Child Labor Committe e, FuturePac, and the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development at St. John’s University Law School.