Gregory C. Brown, Jr. is an associate in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His goal is to be a strategic partner in all aspects of workplace management to ensure his clients can focus on running their business effectively.
A key focus of Greg’s practice involves assisting clients in navigating emerging issues related to data privacy. As a member of the firm’s Privacy, Data, and Cybersecurity group, he has assisted numerous clients with investigating, remediating, and responding to data breaches of various kinds. Greg has assisted clients with developing programs to manage data privacy and security compliance risks under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the New York SHIELD Act, and other data privacy statutes. He has also defended against investigations by government agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services and state attorneys general.
In addition to data privacy, Greg maintains a robust employment practice, regularly defending employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. He also partners with clients on all aspects of their employment relationships, including developing and implementing personnel policies, navigating employee discipline, and conducting workplace investigations.
Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Greg represented and counseled clients at a boutique labor and employment firm. While attending law school, Greg was a Ronald H. Brown Scholar, and he served as the senior associate editor for the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development and the executive publications editor for the Commercial Division Online Law Report.
Pro Bono and Community Involvement
- Ronald H. Brown Law School Prep Program, Mentor
- "Enough is Enough: Eliminating the Manager Rule in Title VII Retaliation Cases,” NYSBA Labor and Employment Law Journal (Fall 2019) [author]
- "Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide: Applying the Fourth Amendment to Connected Cars in the Internet-of-Things Era,” Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development (Spring 2019) [author]
- “Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks in the Virtual Workplace,” New York City SHRM (November 2023) [presenter]
- “The Evolving AI Landscape: Practical Considerations for Employers,” Association of Corporate Counsel (September 2023) [presenter]
- “Ransomware Attacks and Tips for Ensuring Cybersecurity Protection,” Legal Update – Central New Jersey SHRM (May 2022) [presenter]