Robert L. Brown Re-Elected to Global Ties U.S. Executive Committee
Please join the firm in congratulating partner Robert L. Brown on his re-election to the Global Ties U.S. Board of Directors following last week’s annual meeting; he will serve as Treasurer.
Robert has served as the chair of the World Affairs Council of Kentucky/Southern Indiana Board of Directors for one and a half years, in addition to serving as former chair of the Bellarmine University School of Business Executive Board; chair of the Japan/America Society of Kentucky; and vice chair of the Kentucky World Trade Center.
Global Ties (formerly known as the National Council for International Visitors) administers the U.S. State Department International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP). The program gives participants an opportunity to see the U.S. on their own and not filtered by foreign media. Each year nearly 5,000 exchange participants come to the U.S. on the IVLP, with over 200,000 international visitors having participated in the program since 1940. Alumni of the program include more than 335 current or former Chiefs of State or Heads of Government, such as Anwar Sadat and Margaret Thatcher.
Robert joined the Global Ties U.S. Board of Directors in 2010.
Robert works as an international trade attorney, where he chairs the International Team and the China Team. He has also taught law, economics, and business courses at the law schools of the University of San Francisco and the University of California—Berkeley, and at the business school of Bellarmine University. He holds multiple advanced degrees, including a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Ph.D. from Cambridge University, a J.D. from the University of Louisville School of Law, and a M.B.A. at the University of Louisville.
In addition, Robert is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales, the Hong Kong Law Society, and is a member of the Bar Associations of Louisville, Kentucky, California, the District of Columbia, the City of New York and the State of New York.