A Conversation with Willie D. Brown, Jr., Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary – San Jose Water, and Founding Board Member – For People of Color, Inc.

Willie D. Brown, Jr. is the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the San Jose Water Company. His practice focuses on general corporate matters, corporate finance, regulatory compliance, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to attending law school, Willie served with the United States Air Force, was employed as a financial analyst with Applied Materials, Inc., and worked as a cost accountant with IBM. During law school, he served as an extern for the Honorable Anthony W. Ishi, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California and authored the note, “The Forgotten Type of Capital: Addressing the Social Capital Deficiency in the Inner City,” Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy, Vol. 11, Nov. 3, 2004.

Willie is the first lawyer in his family and obtained his juris doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center where he served as the Executive Articles Editor for the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy. He earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a Senator in student government. He also attended Mission Community College located in Santa Clara, California, where he served as a Student Trustee.

Willie was raised in Hanford, California, and is the proud son of a Filipina mother and African-American father.

*All titles and affiliations are for identification purposes only.

When: Wednesday, June 7, 2023, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (PST)

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