Woodbridge, NJ (PRWEB) April 29, 2012
On April 24-25, 2012, Raymond M. Brown, a partner in Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP’s Litigation Department and Chair of the White Collar Defense & Corporate and International Human Rights Compliance Practice Group, was among a high profile group of speakers and panelists at “Best Practices From the DiversityInc Top 50,” a major corporate diversity event taking place at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Hundreds of corporate executives and leaders were expected to attend the two-day event, with an agenda of learning sessions, panel discussions and networking opportunities focused on a broad range of issues within the corporate diversity and corporate social responsibility arenas. Mr. Brown spoke on the topic of Global Human Rights, exploring the intersection of corporate outreach in societies that have different views on human rights. A complete agenda for this program is available online at http://diversityinc.com/agenda/.
On May 3, 2012, Mr. Brown has been invited to participate in a policy roundtable on “Promoting Human Rights in Restricted Societies,” to be presented by the Policy Leadership Division of the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute. Mr. Brown will contribute to a panel discussion addressing the global and regional experiences of multilateral institutions, HR NGOs, and business enterprises in engaging with countries whose governments limit access to basic human rights of its citizens, including the issues of business ethics and corporate social responsibility with respect to how businesses interact with and market to governments that may turn those products against their own people.
Mr. Brown is also on tap to participate in a Fall 2012 conference on supply chain management issues, to be presented by the Rutgers Business School. The Rutgers Center for Supply Chain Management is supported by an Advisory Board of prominent corporate officers and senior executives from major New Jersey Corporations. Further details on this program will be forthcoming.
A high profile criminal defense attorney with an international legal practice, Mr. Brown is also a leading figure in a developing area of the law related to the regulation and enforcement of business requirements for human rights compliance. He is host of the Emmy Award-winning New Jersey Network television program "Due Process,” a Visiting Professor and Research Scholar at Seton Hall University School of Law, and the recipient of numerous legal industry accolades. He is also the published author of articles on a variety of legal topics, including human rights due diligence and related issues.
Mr. Brown counsels foreign and domestic multinationals on a broad range of corporate risk management, governance, and transactional issues, and also defends clients in state and federal courts and before administrative tribunals.
He recently delivered the keynote lecture, “Freedom, Sustainability, and Security: International Criminal Law and Human Rights” at Monmouth University’s 11th Annual Global Understanding Convention. The Conference was hosted by the University’s Institute for Global Understanding on Tuesday, April 3, 2012.
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP has over 100 attorneys practicing in five Departments - Litigation, Real Estate, Environmental, Corporate and Tax, Trusts and Estates - which are augmented by 19 multi-disciplinary Practice Groups. The firm has offices in Woodbridge and Roseland, New Jersey. For more information, please visit us at http://www.greenbaumlaw.com.