Marcus V. Brown leads Entergy Corporation’s legal; ethics and compliance; corporate communications; federal policy, regulatory and governmental affairs; and corporate security and governance groups. He also serves as general counsel for Entergy Corporation providing counsel to the chairman and CEO, board of directors and senior management.
Headquartered in New Orleans, Entergy is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations with nearly 13,000 employees. The company’s utility business serves approximately 2.9 million customers in four states in the U.S. Gulf South; its merchant portfolio includes nuclear plants that primarily serve the country’s northeastern states. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power.
From January 2012 through August 2013, Brown served as senior vice president and general counsel. Before that, he was vice president and deputy general counsel, where he was responsible for commercial and general litigation, affiliate rules compliance, bankruptcy, casualty litigation, and consumer law.
Prior to joining Entergy in 1995, Brown practiced with the New Orleans-based Stone Pigman law firm.
He received his B.A. from Southern University A&M College and a Juris Doctor from the Southern University Law Center, where he was a member of the Law Review. He received his MBA from the Tulane University A.B. Freeman School of Business in 2002.
Brown serves on the board of directors for Energy Insurance Mutual, the board of trustees for the Norman Francis Leadership Institute and the Advisory Council for the Louisiana State University Laborde Energy Law Center. He is a frequent lecturer and publisher on topics impacting the utility industry and the legal profession.