Three Brown Fox Attorneys Named 2024 D Magazine “Best Lawyers in Dallas”

April 19, 2024 by

Brown Fox is pleased to announce that Partners Charlene Koonce, Brandi McKay, and Brian Robison have been named 2024 D Magazine Best Lawyers, selected for their talents in business/commercial litigation, labor and employment, and alternative dispute resolution/mediation, respectively.

Brandi, Brian and Charlene are excellent representations of the wide range of talent and skillsets we have in both offices.
“Brandi, Brian and Charlene are excellent representations of the wide range of talent and skillsets we have in both offices,” said Managing Partner Russ Brown. “We are very proud to have such high-caliber, experienced partners at Brown Fox; our growing clientele is benefiting from their expertise.”

Charlene Koonce

D Magazine recognized Ms. Koonce for her skills in business/commercial litigation. Ms. Koonce is an AV-rated, seasoned trial and appellate attorney who prosecutes and defends commercial disputes, serves as appellate counsel, and periodically represents receivers in government enforcement cases. Ms. Koonce has obtained favorable results through bench and jury trials, summary judgment, and settlement in cases involving complex contract disputes, unfair business practices, securities fraud, professional liability and fiduciary duties, breach of warranty, fraud and fraudulent transfers, commercial tenancy, and collections. This is Ms. Koonce’s fifth time receiving this honor after prior recognitions in 2017, 2018, 2021, and 2023. Ms. Koonce is also a five-time Texas Super Lawyer. Learn more about Ms. Koonce by clicking here.

Brandi McKay

D Magazine recognized Ms. McKay for her skills in labor and employment law. Ms. McKay is an experienced litigator and trial attorney, with experience in both commercial litigation and labor and employment. This is the second year in a row that D Magazine has honored Ms. McKay in the Best Lawyers in Dallas. Over twenty years as a litigator has also given her a wide range of experience beyond labor and employment, including matters involving fraud, licensing, trade secrets, and products liability. Licensed in Texas and California, Ms. McKay has obtained favorable results through bench and jury trials, summary judgment, and settlement. Learn more about Ms. McKay by clicking here.

Brian Robison

D Magazine recognized Mr. Robison for his skills in alternative dispute resolution/mediation. In his time at Brown Fox, Mr. Robison has parlayed his extensive litigation expertise into a successful arbitration and mediation practice. His day-to-day practice continues to focus on complex commercial litigation and antitrust disputes. Mr. Robison’s past honors include, among others, Lawyer of the Year (Antitrust Litigation, Dallas) by Best Lawyers (third year in a row); Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business: The Best Lawyers in America; and Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America (two years in a row). Learn more about Mr. Robison by clicking here.

Founded in 2010, Brown Fox is a business boutique law firm focused on serving businesses, executives and entrepreneurs in practice areas most commonly needed to advance business growth, manage risk, and defend from attack. The firm’s representative clientele includes companies ranging from start-ups to publicly traded companies. The firm has offices in Dallas and Frisco.

Best Lawyers recently named Brown Fox a Tier 1 Best Law Firm for a third year in a row, Chambers & Partners has recognized the firm as a top small to midsize firm in both of its Regional Spotlights, and Inc. 5000 has twice recognized the firm as one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. The firm’s attorneys have garnered over seventy Super Lawyers Rising Stars honors, several Best Lawyers honors from both D Magazine and Best Lawyers in America, among other honors.

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