Dustin Brown is a member of the Litigation Practice Group in the firm's Madison office.
Prior to joining Godfrey & Kahn, Dustin clerked for the Hon. John M. Walker, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York, and the Hon. Thelton E. Henderson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco. Dustin also practiced for two years as a member of the litigation group at Bingham McCutchen LLP in San Francisco.
Dustin earned his Bachelor's degree in English from Yale University and his law degree from New York University School of Law, both magna cum laude. As a law student, Dustin was a member of NYU Law's Immigrant Rights Clinic, and he interned with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and Make the Road New York. He also served as an executive editor of the NYU Law Review.
Before starting his career in law, Dustin worked as a reporter for a chain of weekly newspapers in Queens, New York, and he taught English in Quito, Ecuador.
Admitted To Practice
Wisconsin - 2011
California - 2007
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States District Court, District of Utah
United States District Court, Eastern District of California
United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Northern District of California
United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
Dane County CASA, Inc. - Board President
Dane County Bar Association Pro Bono Trust Fund - Trustee
Recognized as a Wisconsin Rising Star (2014 - 2017)
Juris Doctor, New York University School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2007
Bachelor's Degree, Yale University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2000