James M. Brower

Of Counsel | Washington, D.C.

jbrower@mofo.com | (202) 887-1569 jbrower@mofo.com
(202) 887-1569

James Brower is an of counsel in Morrison & Foerster’s Litigation Department, residing in the Washington D.C. office.

James has extensive experience advising and representing clients in matters relating to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and other national security-related matters. He has worked across a variety of departments within the U.S. Federal Government, including the Defense Security Service (now the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency) within the Department of Defense and the Office of Investment Security within the Department of the Treasury. James, while with the Department of the Treasury, led the review, assessment, and investigation of over one hundred transactions and spent years handling complex filings, transactions, and policies. He also led CFIUS’s mitigation monitoring efforts and the deployment and implementation of the CFIUS Pilot Program.

Directly prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, James worked at a global law firm representing clients before CFIUS advising clients on various policies and processes in compliance with federal statutes, and leading engagements with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency.

James received his B.A. in English as well as Government and International Politics from George Mason University, and his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School. 

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