David Brown practiced in the securities and investment management areas. His practice included advice to securities and asset management compliance advice, as well as transactional matters. As part of the asset management practice, Mr. Brown advised both registered and unregistered investment advisors. Mr. Brown's practice also included corporate and regulatory aspects of private placement variable life insurance and private investment funds that are investment options for such policies. Mr. Brown served on the firm’s Management Committee and held a number of other positions in the firm, including heading its corporate practice group.