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Our attorneys specialize in addressing the critical legal opportunities and challenges businesses, executives, and entrepreneurs face so our clients are protected and poised for ongoing success.

Character Matters® is our foundational maxim; our core values its roots.  We are committed to aggressively and creatively representing our clients, while staying true to our guiding principles.

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Our Team

When talent and character come together, great things happen. Our attorneys have well-rounded backgrounds and come from some of the top law schools in the country. More importantly, all Brown Fox attorneys and staff members must hold true to our core values of integrity, servant leadership, excellence, and impact. We approach every client, witness, and opposing counsel with respect, and every case with uncompromising focus, hard work, and integrity.

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Our Service in the Community

Brown Fox is committed to leveraging our legal skills and resources to serve our community. Our attorneys have volunteered time in West Dallas and South Dallas, trained lawyers and judges in Asia, Africa, and the U.S., currently serve on several charitable boards and fundraising committees, and provide pro bono representation and counseling to several local and international charities and ministries.

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Under the FLSA, Who Has the Burden to Prove a Bonus Is Discretionary, and Why Does It Matter?
September 11, 2020 by

The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) requires employers to pay non-exempt employees who work more than 40 hours a week of overtime one and one-half times the employees’ regular rate of pay. The FLSA defines regular rate as the hourly…Read More

Labor Department Issues Advice for Reimbursing Delivery Driver Travel
September 3, 2020 by

This week, the Department of Labor issued an Opinion regarding reimbursement of employee drivers’ expenses when they use their own vehicles to deliver food, and addressed the following issues: whether it was required to reimburse actual expenses incurred in the…Read More

Calculating Overtime for Nonexempt Employees on a Fixed Salary Using the Fluctuating Workweek Method
September 3, 2020 by

The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) requires employers to pay nonexempt employees at least one and one-half times the regular rate at which the employee is employed for all hours actually worked in excess of 40 in a workweek. In…Read More

Brown Fox Sponsors the Coppell Police Department’s Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser
August 24, 2020 by

On July 31st, the Coppell Police Department hosted its 25th annual National Night Out Golf Tournament, which raises money to fund crime prevention programs while building partnerships and strengthening spirit within the community. Brown Fox was proud to again serve…Read More

Joshua Smeltzer Featured on Texas State Bar’s Civil Tax Enforcement and Penalties Panel
August 20, 2020 by

The State Bar of Texas invited Brown Fox tax partner Joshua Smeltzer to speak at its upcoming Tax Law 2020: A Practical Guide to Tax Law in the Real World conference. Mr. Smeltzer brings sixteen years of tax expertise to…Read More

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