Geoffrey F. Brown (AKA Geoff Brown) — a former commissioner with the California Public Utilities Commission (“CPUC”) has threaten legal action against the complainant in matters relating to CaliforniaALL, The Leslie Brodie Report has learned.
Mr. Geoffrey Brown, professor of law at JFK School of Law. Between 2001 to 2007 served as Commissioner with the CPUC. From 2006 to 2009 Brown serve as director with the State Bar of California Foundation (DBA “California Bar Foundation”). In 2008, California Bar Foundation quietly transferred $769,247.00 to CaliforniaALL.
Brown, according to confidential sources familiar with the situation, categorically denies any wrongdoing on his part.
In reaction to complainant’s request for an inquiry to the State Bar of California Board of Governors (See http://tinyurl.com/californiaallbog ) Brown immediately sent the complainant a cease & desist demand.
In an email to complainant and the Board of Governors, Brown wrote:
“I am named in the email with the purpose of tying my tenure at the CPUC and the Foundation to some alleged nefarious activity. The author of the email is herewith put on notice that I will pursue legal action if he persists in a claim that I have anything to do with illegal activity. He further on notice that I am in noway connected with the recipient named in the article.”
According to sources close to the complainant, an examination is underway into the legal and factual aspects of Brown’s demand.