Jamar E. Brown Counsel
Attorney at Law, J.D. (USA*)

Jamar E. Brown


Attorney at Law, J.D. (USA*)

+41 58 450 70 00



Route de Chêne 30

CH-1211 Geneva


  • Expertise

    Jamar E. Brown is a member of the Litigation and Arbitration and Private Clients groups in our Geneva Office. His diverse practice focuses on dispute resolution and international aspects of private client work. 

    Jamar represents international organisations in employment disputes before specialised administrative tribunals including the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization. He also acts in internal investigations, disciplinary matters, and proceedings before internal appeal bodies.

    Jamar's private client work concentrates on regulatory and compliance matters.  He regularly advises trust companies and family offices on a wide range of information exchange and reporting regimes including the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's Standard for the Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information. 

    In addition to having been involved in international commercial arbitrations throughout Europe, Jamar also coordinates cross-border disputes on behalf of private clients and corporate trust companies.

    * Not admitted to the Swiss Bar.

  • Specialist Areas

    Litigation and Arbitration, International Organizations and Institutions, Private Clients
  • Practices

  • Professional Experience and Education

    and Education

    2016Counsel at Lenz & Staehelin
    2007Joined Lenz & Staehelin
    2006Admission to State Bar of California
    2005Vermont Law School (J.D.)
    2000Seton Hall University (M.P.A.)
    1995University of Vermont (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration)
  • Languages

    English, French
  • Memberships

    International Bar Association (IBA), American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Contact Details

  • Assistant

  • Other Activities

    • Lecturer for the Institut Supérieur de Formation Bancaire (ISFB), "FATCA: Overview and recent developments" (2019 – present)
    • Assistant Editor of the Swiss International Arbitration Law Reports (2007 - 2011)