Patrick Browne is a human resources professional with experience in both public and private sector human capital management.
He specializes in human resources policy, strategic planning, and employee and labor relations. Mr. Browne has worked primarily in labor and employment litigation for government, private, and non-profit employers.
Mr. Browne’s background in labor and employment litigation gives him a solid grounding in the myriad challenges that face employers in human capital management and strategic planning. As a litigator, he regularly provided employers with counseling services in all facets of labor and employment law including the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, labor arbitration, and many other areas. His legal practice also included providing pro bono counsel to non-profit organizations on both employment and tax-related issues. After leaving legal practice, he worked for the Human Resources Center at the United States Department of Labor.
He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Portuguese and Brazilian Studies magna cum laude and with honors from Brown University where he received the Katrina P. Lago Prize for outstanding academic achievement in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies. Subsequently, Mr. Browne received his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and his Master of Professional Studies in Strategic Human Resource Management from Georgetown University. He is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a licensed attorney in the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the State of New Jersey.