Brian Cromwell counsels clients on regulatory enforcement issues, white collar criminal defense, civil litigation, fintech, and internal investigations. He also advises corporate and individual clients under investigation by consumer protection agencies that include the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In addition, he is a member of the Public Company Growth & Compliance group. He is admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, as well as the United States District Courts for the Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of North Carolina.
Prior to entering private practice, Brian was both a state and federal prosecutor. From 1997 to 2000, he served as an Assistant District Attorney for Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, where he gained substantial investigative and trial experience in a variety of matters. From 2000 to 2004, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Department of Justice, Western District of North Carolina.
Prior to attending law school, Brian gained valuable experience as a financial analyst and a tax consultant, which sparked his practical and legal insight into complex corporate criminal issues.