Carlos M. Brown is senior vice president, general counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.
Brown joined Dominion in 2007 as senior counsel. He
was named director–Alternative Energy Solutions
Business Development & Commercialization in 2013 and director–Power Generation Station II, Dominion
Generation, in 2015. In 2016, he was promoted to deputy
general counsel responsible for litigation, labor and
employment for the Law Department. He was promoted
to vice president and general counsel in January 2017. In
January 2019, he was promoted and served as senior
vice president and general counsel and the company’s
chief legal officer until he assumed his current post in December 2019.
Prior to joining the company, Brown was the managing partner of Brown Martin PC and president and managing member of the Obsidian Capital Group LLC. Brown previously practiced law as an associate at McGuireWoods LLP and McCandlish Holton PC.
Brown received his bachelor’s degree and law degree from the University of Virginia where he was an Echols, Achievement, Underwood and Hardy Cross Dillard Scholar. While an undergraduate at the University he also had the honor of serving as president of the student body. He was recognized for his contributions to the University by being initiated into the IMP, Thirteen and Raven Societies. In law school, he served as president of the Black Law Students Association.
In 2015, Brown was appointed to the Commonwealth Transportation Board. Brown is also currently a member of the boards of directors of the Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority, where he served as chair; NextUp; and the Dominion Energy Credit Union. Until 2018, he served as the chair of the Dominion Energy African American Resource Group.
Previously, Brown served on the boards of Feedmore, Inc. the Central Virginia regional foodbank and Meals on Wheels agency where he served as vice chair and secretary; the Virginia Small Business Advisory Board; the board of visitors of Christopher Newport University; the Richmond Virginia Chamber of Commerce Foundation; the Virginia Poverty Law Center; Boaz and Ruth, Inc. and the transition teams of Governor Ralph Northam and Mayor Dwight Jones. He is a 2006 Richmond Style Weekly Top 40 under 40 award recipient. In 2017, in recognition of his work in the community, he was recognized as a Leader in the Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekley. In 2018, Savoy Magazine named Brown one of the most influential African American Attorneys in America. In addition in 2018, he was named to the Virginia Legal Elite for Corporate Counsel by Virginia Business Magazine and inducted as a fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation. In 2019, he was named to the GC Power List. He is also a member of the Richmond Forum.