Brian K. Flowers has served as General Counsel to the Board of Ethics and Government Accountability since March of 2015. Bringing decades of expertise in public service law, he served as General Counsel to the Mayor from January 2011 to January 2015 and as General Counsel to the Council of the District of Columbia, the local legislative branch of government in Washington, D.C., from 2007 to 2011. Prior to that, he served as the Legislative Counsel and Deputy General Counsel to the Council. He served in those positions for nearly fifteen years, providing legal advice and representation for the Council in federal and local courts. He has also served as a Guest Lecturer at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, Howard University School of Law, and Georgetown University Law Center. He has held a variety of positions in his 35 years of service in the District of Columbia government, including service as an Attorney Advisor and Acting Administrator of the District of Columbia Office of Documents and Administrative Issuances, Legislative and Policy Analyst at Housing and Community Development, and Director/Attorney for an Advisory Neighborhood Commission.
Brian K. Flowers is a Uniform Law Commissioner for the District of Columbia and served on the Drafting Committee to Revise the Model State Administrative Procedure Act, the Drafting Committee on a Uniform Act on Collateral Consequences of Conviction, and the Study Committee on an Administrative Procedure Act for Interstate Compact Entities. He most recently served as a member of the Drafting Committee on Social Media Privacy. He also served as the Chairman of the Advisory Committee to the Office of Administrative Hearings, the Open Government Advisory Group, as a member of the District of Columbia Historical Records Advisory Commission, and was formerly a member of the District of Columbia Board of Appeals and Review, a body which heard both administrative fact finding and administrative appeals from actions of District of Columbia agencies.
He is a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of Florida. He has been a resident of the District of Columbia since 1976, and is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center, Howard University, and Chofu High School in Tokyo Japan.