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Racquel Brown-Gaston, Esq.

Associate Professor

Department of Business Management


Tel: 202.274.6617

Racquel Brown-Gaston is an Associate Professor of Law & Ethics in the School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA) at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC).  She has been teaching law since 2001 and her range of students stemmed from the Community College, Business School, Master Program and the Law School. Attorney Brown-Gaston has been practicing law since 2001 and her clients range from including non-profits, partnerships, closed corporations, LLCs to individuals. Prior to joining the faculty in 2018, she was the Assistant Dean of Students at the School of Business and Public Administration. Prior to that, she served as District of Columbia Public Schools, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer. Prior to that appointment, she was an Assistant Professor in the Public Administration Department teaching various law courses, while serving as the Director of Staff Diversity/EEO at the City University of New York.

Through the years, Attorney Brown Gaston has presented at various academic conferences and has served as a pro bono attorney spanning 15 years. She is a Policy and Procedure Consultant, an entrepreneur trainer she currently serves as a nonprofit board member assisting veterans in legal matters.

Attorney Brown Gaston enjoys traveling, movies, spending time with loved ones, and serving God.

J.D., University of Miami School of Law (1999)

B.A., International Relations, Boston University (1996)

  • Business Ethics

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Contracts

  • Commercial Law

  • Legal Environment of Business

  • Non-Profit Corporations

Brown-Gaston, Racquel, Arora, Anshu. 2021. War and Peace – Ethical Challenges and Risks in Military Robotics, International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies, International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies, 17 (3), 1-12

Brown-Gaston, Racquel. 2021. Business Interruption Insurance in the Era of COVID-19, Verdict, 8-19.

Brown-Gaston, Racquel, Anyu, J. Ndumbe. 2020. The Case of Waymo v. Uber: The Detrimental Harm to the Evolution of Trade Secrets, Journal of Business Cases and Applications, 27 (01), 1-27

Brown-Gaston, Racquel, Sepehri, Mohamad, & Masopust, Lukas. 2019. The Implications and Impact Encountering Regulatory Policies in the Global arena: Same Case, Different Outcomes Google, European Union, and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, International Journal of Advanced Engineering and Management Research, 4 (01), 141-148,