|Member of the Nevada Senate
from the 15th district
|Appointed by||Washoe County Commission 2011, elected 2012|
|Preceded by||Bill Raggio|
|United States Attorney for the District of Nevada|
January 7, 2008 – October 10, 2009
|Nominated by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Steven Myhre (Acting)|
|Succeeded by||Daniel G. Bogden|
|Member of the Nevada Assembly
from the Washoe County 37th district
|Preceded by||Peter G. Ernaut|
|Succeeded by||Sharron Angle|
February 8, 1964 |
South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Residence||Reno, Nevada, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley
George Washington University
|Website||Greg Brower For State Senate|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1987–1993|
Gregory A. "Greg" Brower (born February 8, 1964) is an American attorney in private practice, a Senator in the Nevada Senate, former United States Attorney in the state of Nevada and a former member of the Nevada Assembly. He is a member of the Republican Party.
Early life, education and early career
Brower was born on February 8, 1964 in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and moved to Nevada at a young age. He graduated from Bonanza High School in Las Vegas in 1982, and he attended the University of California, Berkeley—where he received his Bachelor's Degree in political economy in 1986. Brower later received a law degree from George Washington University in 1992.
Following college, Brower served as a surface warfare officer on a warship in the Pacific Fleet and in the Pentagon in the United States Navy during active and reserve duty from 1987-1993. He was a commissioned officer with the rank of Lieutenant.
United States Attorney for the District of Nevada
Immediately prior to his nomination, Brower worked as a lawyer in the Bush Administration from 2003-2007. He first worked in the U.S. Justice Department, and then served as Inspector General and general counsel for the Government Printing Office.
As U.S. Attorney, Brower oversaw a team of nearly 50 federal prosecutors in Nevada. During his tenure, he oversaw the prosecution of 1,100 people charged with violating federal criminal laws and secured a 90% conviction rate. Brower also oversaw 700 civil cases as U.S. Attorney, and he won 90% of the cases.
In 1998, Brower was elected to the Nevada Assembly and served two terms. Brower currently represents Nevada Senate District 15, previously called Washoe County District 3, in the Nevada Senate, a position he was appointed to by the Washoe County Commission following the resignation of Sen. Bill Raggio in January 2011.
77th Regular Session - 2011
- Senate Committee on Judiciary
- Senate Committee on Revenue and Economic Development
|Nevada State Assembly, Washoe District 37 Primary Election, 1998|
|Nevada State Assembly, Washoe District 37 General Election, 1998|
|Nevada State Assembly, Washoe District 37 Primary Election, 2000|
|Nevada State Assembly, Washoe District 37 General Election, 2000|
|Independent American||Daniel Timothy Lee||1,149||5.47%|
|Libertarian||Karen M. Savage||3,399||16.17%|
|Nevada State Assembly, Washoe District 26 Primary Election, 2002|
|Nevada State Senate, Washoe Senate District 3 Appointment, 2011|
|Republican||Barbara Smith Campbell||0||0%|
|Republican||Tim D. Smith||0||0%|
† Washoe County Commissioner Bonnie Weber recused herself from voting because her husband was a candidate for the appointment 
|Nevada State Senate, District 15 General Election, 2012|
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