Dominique McLeggan-Brown



Dominique_McLeggan_BrownALUM_40Under40_Logo-white-01.pngDominique McLeggan-Brown
BA '07; MS '08  |  Austin, TX

U.S. Economic Development Administration
Attorney - Advisor
INDUSTRY: Legal Services


As an attorney for the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Dominique McLeggan-Brown helps communities experiencing distress reach economic equity and resiliency by promoting innovation and funding infrastructure that attracts business growth. As a member of EDA’s legal team, Dominique advises on university centers, business incubators, broadband and water infrastructure projects across the country. Prior to her current role, Dominique served as an attorney for the Public Interest Counsel at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality where she was an advocate for the protection of Texans’ environmental and human health interests.

Dominique graduated from the University of Florida with a History and a M.S. in Business with a concentration in entrepreneurship. She holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law. During her undergraduate and graduate tenor at the University of Florida, Dominique was a key contributor on the women’s Track and Field team, becoming Team Captain and a 2x All-American with the 4x100 relay. Outside of work, Dominique is the Founder of The Sisters in Law, LLC, an online platform for minority women in the legal profession to share experiences, reflections, and advice to inspire the next generation of young attorneys. She serves as a mentor with the University of Texas School of Law and is a volunteer judge for student moot court competitions. Additionally, Dominique is the President of Dress for Success Austin’s Circle of Impact, which raises money to provide free job search assistance, resume workshops, financial literacy, and workforce development for thousands of women.