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

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.

Spending time in both urban and rural India opened my eyes to the strength and hospitality of its people, the richness (and spiciness!) of its cuisine, and a greater awareness that despite many cultural differences, the people from two very different countries have much that can be learned from one another.

As my midwestern wife pointed out to me shortly after her arrival, “only Texans feel the need to announce their state lineage upon introduction.” I’m fifth generation on my Father’s side, third on my mother’s. I’ve got the boots to prove it.

One of the best and hardest things I have done was to commit, train, and participate in the Capital to Coast, a relay race from Austin to Corpus Christi. 14 women, 2 vans, 223 miles, 37 hours, and a lifetime of memories!

Kathy Rhotenberry

While I have resigned myself to the reality that I will never be the golfer I want to be, I have been fortunate enough to play (albeit poorly) some of the most beautiful courses in the world.

Soccer forms the underpinnings of so many enduring relationships in my life, I can’t imagine my life without it! Over the years, it has taught me invaluable lessons about leadership, teamwork, and physical health.

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.

Unloading salmon out of the holds of Alaskan fishing vessels all day and many nights over a summer between college semesters taught me not only the value of getting an education, but also that successfully completing a task usually requires rolling up your sleeves, getting your boots dirty, and not stopping until the job is done.

This is one of the most important pieces of cave diving equipment. It snaps onto the line, pointing in the direction of the nearest exit. It is thoughtfully designed to provide unambiguous directional information in all conditions, with or without the advantage of sight. When lost in a cave, as in life, I have found it is quite useful to have reliable truth within arm’s reach.

Through the Dallas Junior League, I’ve learned so much about the city I grew up in! Teaming up with inspiring and empowering women to give back to the local Dallas community continues to be one of the most enriching and fulfilling experiences.

Without the sacrifices of my family, I could never have become a trial lawyer. My ancestors tilled and cultivated the dirt of southern New Mexico and found work serving the needs of a small, desert town. My grandmother’s toy horse—a present from a ranch hand to his daughter—reminds me of the gifts I have received from my family’s hard work.

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.


Integrity-Driven Advocates, Problem Solvers, and Counselors Ready to Serve.
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