Edsel Brown Jr

Edsel Brown Jr

Business, Entertainment, Intellectual Property and Government Contracts Attorney
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  • District of Columbia
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Biography

Edsel brings an outstanding background to the firm. Most recently he concluded a 29 year career as a Public Servant at the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA). During his tenure at SBA he served in a number of managerial capacities including: Assistant Administrator, Office of Innovation & Technology where he provided oversight over the nation's largest Seed Capital Programs (Small Business Innovation Research-SBIR and Small Business Technology Transfer-STTR) Assistant Administrator, Office of Business Development, where he oversaw varying components of the 8(a) Program including 8(a) certification, program development, 7(j), and mentor-protégé and he also served as a Financial Analyst in the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) Program managing a portfolio of public venture capital firms in Silicon Valley.

He has given testimony before the U. S. House of Representatives (Committee on Small Business) and participated on both House and Senate Congressional Roundtables.

He is an Accredited Small Business Consultant (ASBC) certified by the Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants (AASBC), and operates a business consulting firm (Edsel M. Brown Jr. Group, LLC).

Edsel's educational background includes: B. A. (Government/Political Science) and M. A. (Public Administration) degrees from Ohio University, and a J. D. from the University of Toledo College of Law (served as President of the Black Law Student Association). He has also completed a training program at the Venture Capital Institute, and holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 Registrations. He is a member of the DC and PA Bars, American and National Bar Associations, DC Chamber of Commerce, as well as the National Society of Black Engineers.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Finance, Business Formation, Franchising
    Entertainment & Sports Law
    Gov & Administrative Law
    Government Contracts, Legislative & Government Affairs
    Intellectual Property
    Trademarks
    Trademark Registration
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Member
Edsel M. Brown Jr. Group, LLC
- Current
Currently operating this business. Small Business consulting firm focused on small business operations; counseling and certification services for the SBA 8(a) program and varying state MBE programs; outreach and contact with Federal agencies. Firm is an Accredited Small Business Consultant, accredited by the Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants.
Managing Member
Law Office of Edsel M. Brown Jr., PLLC
- Current
Law firm focused on Business, Entertainment, Copyrights, Trademarks, and Government Contracting. Principal of the firm served 29 years at the US Small Business Administration.
Program Manager
U. S. Small Business Administration
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Manager of a few Nationally based programs at the US Small Business Administration including the Office of Innovation and Technology (Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) better known as America's Seed Fund; Office of Business Development - better known as the 8(a) Contracting Program
Education
University of Toledo College of Law
J.D. (1982) | Business Law
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Activities: President, Black Law Student Association
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Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
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National Bar Association
Member
Current
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District of Columbia Bar  # 439154
Member
- Current
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Edsel M. Brown Jr., PLLC
1629 K Street, N. W.
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
Telephone: (202) 329-1520
Cell: (202) 329-1520
Fax: (202) 331-3759
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: Call or email before stopping by the Office.
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