Marcus V. Brown, executive vice president and general counsel at Entergy, will assume additional responsibility for federal policy, regulatory and governmental affairs, and corporate communications. According to company officials, the move will allow for better coordinated action planning and decision-making related to the companys stakeholder engagement efforts in support of its key initiatives.
In his role as general counsel, Brown is responsible for all legal, ethics and compliance matters affecting Entergy Corporation and its subsidiaries, including providing counsel to the chairman and CEO, board of directors, and senior management.
Prior to joining Entergy in 1995, Brown practiced with the New Orleans-based Stone Pigman law firm, where he focused primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, copyright and trademark protection, and constitutional law.
A CareerFOCUS Magazine 2012 Eagle Award Recipient, Brown received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern University A&M College in 1985 and a Juris Doctorate from the Southern University Law Center (SULC) in 1988, where he was a member of the Law Review. He received his masters in business administration from the Tulane University A.B. Freeman School of Business in 2002, certification in Utility Industry Finance from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business in 2003, and certification in Corporate Governance from Harvard Business School in 2009.