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Richard Cullen Browne, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Corporate, generalEnvironmentalTrademark and copyrightlawyer. Served to captain United States Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps, 1963-1966, United States Air Force Reserve, 1966-1969. Named Distinguished Military graduate Holy Cross College, 1960.; Member College Holy Cross Alumni Association (board directors 1971-1978, 98^, alumni senate 1978-1997.


Browne, Richard Cullen was born on November 21, 1938 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of Francis Cedric and Elizabeth Ann (Cullen) Browne.


Bachelor of Science in Economics, Holy Cross College, 1960. Juris Doctor, Catholic University America, 1963.


Worked at Winston & Strawn (Chicago, Illinois) specializing in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Asset Securitization, Corporate and Securities, Financial Transactions, Litigation, Antitrust, Banking, Bankruptcy, Workouts and Financial Restructuring, Commercial Lending, Real Estate, Tax, Energy, Employment and Labor Relations, Employee Benefits, Intellectual Property, Environmental Law, Financial Institutions Regulatory, Health Law, Government Contracts, Immigration, International Trade, Lease Financing, Mergers and Acquisitions, Product Liability, Project Finance, Public Finance, Federal Governmental Relations and Regulatory Affairs, Transportation, Telecommunications and Media, Maritime Law, Trusts and Estates and White Collar Criminal Defense. Admitted to the bar, 1963, Virginia, United States. Claims Court and United States.

Court of Customs and Patent Appeals. 1964, District of Columbia. 1967, United States. Supreme Court.

1982, United States. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 1983, United States. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. 1991, United States. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

1997, United States. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. Member, Editorial Staff, Catholic University Law Review, 1962-1963. Member, Trade Practices Committee, International Trade Mark Association, 1987-1990.

Member: International Committee, 1992-1995. Government Agencies Committee, 1995-1997. Issues and Policy Committee, 1997—.

President, 1992-1993 and Director, 1991—, Catholic University Law School Alumni Society. Counsel for Adjudicatory Hearings, Office of Enforcement, United States. Environmental Protection Agency, 1974-1976.

Assistant Chief Hearing Counsel, United States. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 1976-1978. Member: The District of Columbia Bar.

Virginia State Bar; Federal Bar Association. Military: United States. Air Force, JAGD, 1963-1966 (Washington, D.C. Office).

Winston & Strawn, founded in 1853, is one of the nation's oldest and largest law firms. With nearly 525 attorneys in offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, Geneva, Switzerland and Paris, France, the firm provides a full range of legal services to clients throughout the United States and abroad, including Fortune 500 companies, major commercial and financial institutions, governments and governmental entities, as well as small and midsize companies, individuals and entrepreneurs from virtually every industry.


Delaware Montgomery County Civic Federation, 1970—1974. Chairman Citizens Advisory Committee on Rockville Corridor, 1972—1977. Member Montgomery County Potomac River Basin Advisory Committee, 1972—1974.

Chairman Catholic University American Fund, 1996—2001. Member of Loyola Retreat House (Faulkner, Maryland) (board trustees 2008-2010, vice chair 2009-2010), Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation (board directors 2002-2006, vice president District of Columbia chapter 2004-2006), Catholic University General Alumni Association (board governors 1992—2005, chairman Gibbons medal committee, executive committee 1995—2001), College Holy Cross General Alumni Association (board directors 1971-1978, alumni senate 1978-1997, nominations and elections committee member 1995—2007, board directors since 1997, president 2002-2003, executive committee 2006-2007), Catholic University Law School Alumni Society (board directors 1991-1998, president 1992-1993, board visitors 1998—2006), Cosmos Club (Washington) (admissions committee member 2002-2004, board management 2004-2007, nominating committee member 2009-2011).


Married Patricia Anne Winkler, April 23, 1962. Children: Richard Cullen, Catherine Anne, Paulette Elizabeth, Maureen Frances, Colleen Marie.