“First African American appointed to serve as U.S. Attorney in state of Alabama


Kenyen Brown

KENYEN BROWN IS AN ATTORNEY AND SHAREHOLDER at Maynard Cooper’s Mobile, Alabama law office. His practice focuses primarily on white collar criminal litigation, complex civil litigation, internal and governmental investigations, as well as compliance counseling. In 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Brown to serve as a United States Attorney, and in December 2009, the U.S. Senate confirmed his nomination. On January 15, 2010, Brown took the Oath of Office as U.S. Attorney, making him the first African American to serve in this position in the state of Alabama.


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