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

Given to and worn by my sons, the crosses represent my admiration and pride as my sons mature driven by their faith, service to others and desire to become good-hearted citizens and neighbors.

Since Ellis was born our friends have been asking whether she will ride horses or play soccer. As soon as she could walk I registered my vote.

I find so much joy in looking back at the gifts I received from my kids to take to work. This is even more true as they grow, and reminds me of the value of time.

I keep my dad’s 1958 little league “Best Hitter” baseball on my desk to remind me of the love and support my parents have given me at every stage of my life.

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.

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.

At the end of the day, I’ll always be a kid from a small town. The traditional values my mother taught me while living in rural American towns guide me every day. This hat—which is common where I’m from, but rare in Dallas—symbolizes that I’m bringing lessons from Ponder and Callisburg to each courtroom, boardroom, and office I enter. As a favorite song says, “I’ll bring Texas to you.”

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.

Serving in the U.S. Navy aboard this ship was an opportunity to serve my country, and to make life-long relationships.

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.

Nothing prepared me for my career as a trial attorney better than my eight years of high school and college football. The game has taught me valuable lessons about toughness, work ethic, teamwork, poise, and humility. Especially humility. Thankfully, these are lessons I now get to pass on to my two sons while helping coach their football teams.

Books represent my interest in literacy and its great power to uplift people out of poverty. I have volunteered to read to the blind at The Lighthouse in NYC and taught adults to read in Virginia.

Laura Hern

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