Donald A. Brown
Donald A. Brown has been a real estate attorney and real estate entrepreneur in Washington, DC, for over 50 years. He was a founder of the law firm of Brown, Gildenhorn & Jacobs and also a founder of the JBG Real Estate Companies. From 1983 to 1995, Don taught a real estate course at the Harvard Business School. He has also taught real estate at the Columbia Graduate School of Business, the Yale Graduate School of Management, the George Washington School of Business, and the UDC School of Business. His civic interests range widely from education, art, and theatre to golf, tennis, skiing, and sailing. He received an appointment by President Ronald Reagan to be a commissioner of the International Cultural and Trade Center. In 1989, Mr. Brown was chosen to be a Washingtonian of the Year. Recently, the Supreme Court of Florida certified him as a mediator of disputes in Florida courts. Mr. Brown is a permanent resident of Palm Beach Gardens, summers in Martha's Vineyard, and maintains a home in Washington, DC.