New counsel named for NC Administrative Office of the Courts

NC AOC General Counsel Andrew Brown

RALEIGH — With the election of Trey Allen to the North Carolina Supreme Court, the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts has tapped his replacement. 

Andrew Brown was named as general counsel for the NCAOC on Dec. 30. 

Brown served in several roles within the state’s judicial branch since 2013. He was a law clerk to former Associate Justice Robert H. Edmunds, Jr. before serving as chief of staff and administrative counsel to former Chief Justice Mark Martin. He then became the founding director of the North Carolina Judicial Fellowship, which provides independent legal research and writing support to North Carolina’s superior and district court judges. 

In 2018, Brown left for private practice. He practiced with a boutique litigation firm in Raleigh before joining the law firm of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough. 

Brown completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he was a contributing editor to the North Carolina Law Review.