Few topics in the business community are more hotly debated than Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG). On this edition of A Seat at the Table with Debbie Brown, Debbie welcomes Carrie Johnson, Shareholder at Brownstein in their Denver office, and Jason Downs, Shareholder at Brownstein in their Washington, DC office. They have a frank discussion about the risks, benefits and future of ESG. This topic is not going away, so it behooves business leaders to understand ESG from a variety of angles, and Carrie and Jason provide vital insight, analysis and commentary on the state of affairs.
Carrie Johnson focuses on litigation related to complex contract, corporate governance, fiduciary duty, fraud and securities issues. In particular, she has extensive expertise in managing both internal and external crises for businesses and their owners, using her business acumen and proven instincts to create and execute multifaceted strategies.
Jason Downs taps into his experience managing one of the premier AG offices in the country and his reputation as a top-notch trial attorney to help clients engage with government enforcement agencies. As co-chair of both the State Attorneys General practice group and Environmental Social Governance (ESG) group, he serves as lead counsel for clients facing enforcement action, takes a creative approach to educating the state AG community on behalf of clients and helps businesses understand the authority of state attorneys general.