A Business Boutique Where Character Matters

Since 2010, Brown Fox has been focused on the legal needs of today’s thriving and innovative businesses and executives, providing top-caliber advocacy and advice for our clients’ most pressing legal circumstances. Our attorneys are committed to aggressively representing our clients, while always staying true to the firm’s Character Matters® foundation.

Expertise with Business in Mind

The typical boutique law firm specializes in a specific practice area. Brown Fox focuses on the issues confronting businesses and executive leadership, providing counseling and advocacy in the legal realms most common to our business clientele. We aim to be the Trusted Business Boutique for each of our clients.

The firm’s representative clientele includes start-ups; partnerships; small to mid-size, private companies; publicly traded companies; international corporations; and governmental entities and Texas municipalities.  Our attorneys also specialize in representing C-level executives and upper management.

Our Expertise

Game Changers Serving Difference Makers

When talent and character come together, great things happen. Our team is comprised of game changers advocating and counseling for our clients, the difference makers in the business community. Our attorneys come from the top law schools in the country, carry invaluable experience, board certifications, a long list of honors, and exemplify our core values. Learn more about the talent behind Brown Fox.

Character Matters

Character Matters® is our foundational maxim; our core values its roots. Brown Fox was founded on the belief that our pursuit of these values leads to a successful law firm, lawyer, leader, and person. We hire, make decisions, represent clients, interact in conflict, and strive to lead our lives devoted to these principles.


Integrity

The Texas Lawyer’s Creed calls for lawyers to adhere to “the highest levels of professionalism” in our practices. We agree.  We strive to act with high-integrity—honesty, ethics, and strong moral foundation—in every relationship and seize opportunities to celebrate high-integrity leadership in our team.

Servant Leadership

We believe that great leaders rise through service, and the legacy of a successful leader is marked by building up and protecting others.

Excellence

We hire the top talent available and reinforce a culture that expects every team member to bring his or her A-game every step of the way. Our goal is to bring excellence to the table in every encounter, whether negotiation, pleading, transaction, or trial. Our clients should expect nothing less.

Impact

We are not fans of the status quo, nor do we aim to blend in with the legal crowd. We maximize and leverage our talents to have a positive and lasting impact in every matter for our clients and in the community.

Great Things Happen When
Great People Come Together

At Brown Fox, we hire the best talent available, but we also place great emphasis on attorneys and staff who are well-rounded, bring depth in character, and adhere to our core values. Learn more about what made us, what drives us, and where we set our sights. Refresh the page to view more.

Explore Our Team in Depth

The top intersections of my talent and desire are marathon swimming and storytelling, so telling stories about swimming is pretty much the pinnacle of my existence. If you really want to know the best part of me, buy me a beer and ask me about the time I won the 20 Bridges Marathon Swim around Manhattan Island for my fiftieth birthday.

Since becoming a legal assistant, 35 years ago, I’ve been collecting pencils from places I have traveled and from places my co-workers have traveled. They are from all over the world, each with a unique shape and all are a reminder that everything we do in life will leave a mark, so I try to be conscious of that in my everyday actions.

Kathy Rhotenberry

Long before stepping foot in a courtroom, I worked as a licensed installer of fire suppression systems in commercial kitchens.  While work is now air-conditioned, that experience cultivated a strong work ethic and unique insight into the construction industry.

I was born in Chicago and grew up in the City, not leaving it until I went to law school at Georgetown in Washington, D.C. After law school I returned to Chicago for my first job as an attorney, so the City and its citizens molded me both as a person and as a professional. I am extremely proud of my home town and thus appreciate the pride Texans have in this great State.

Learning that I could use my time, treasure, and talents as a lawyer to help tackle dark injustices in the world was truly a game changer for me. Working alongside IJM changed my heart, worldview, and career focus.

My grandchildren are my greatest blessings in life …. they bring sunshine and joy to every minute of every day … my legacy and a constant reminder that each day should be filled with laughter and love.

Shannon Latham

While some say the pen is mightier than the sword, my son Peter disagrees.  But together, we enjoy using our own swords (or “chisels”) to craft pens and other wooden objects on a lathe.

Peace and serenity can be found working with roses – planting them, nurturing them, watching them grow. And I live in Tyler – the Rose Capital of the World.

Shannon Latham

Carved into this walking stick given to me by my father are various images of memorable events, words, and scenes of my life and other moments that we shared together.  I am grateful for my family and one of my goals as an attorney is to serve my clients with the same high level of care and responsiveness that I would provide to my own family.

Starting when I was young, my family and friends instilled in me a love of the outdoors. Hunting and fishing are about preparation and patience, being alert and ready. Skills that come in handy in litigation and trial, too. Hunting and fishing are family traditions that I am now blessed to share with my children.

The best part of being a TCU alum and lifelong fan of TCU athletics is now getting to share the joy of attending and watching games with my kids, who have also adopted the Frogs as their #1 team.

Called dandia in Gujarati, these sticks are used in a traditional Indian folk dance celebrating the Hindu holiday Navrati. Dandia represent the wealth of culture and tradition central to my upbringing, and further embody my love of dancing. The resemblance to drum sticks is a nod to my years as a percussionist.


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