Litigation Partner and Former Fifth Circuit Clerk Paulette Miniter Joins Brown Fox

May 6, 2024 by

DALLAS, Texas – Brown Fox PLLC, a Chambers-ranked business law firm with offices in Dallas and Frisco, Texas, is pleased to announce the arrival of litigation Partner Paulette Miniter. Prior to joining Brown Fox, Ms. Miniter practiced at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, with prior stops at Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP. Between her time at Lynn Pinker and Akin Gump, she clerked at the Fifth Circuit for the Honorable Judge Catharina Haynes. Best Lawyers has recognized Ms. Miniter as “One to Watch” three years in a row. Ms. Miniter will focus her practice on business and commercial litigation, as well as on appeals.

I first met Paulette while she was clerking on the Fifth Circuit. Her legal career has flourished at some of Dallas’s most highly regarded firms. Paulette is a first-rate litigator and an even better human being.
“I first met Paulette while she was clerking on the Fifth Circuit. Her legal career has flourished at some of Dallas’s most highly regarded firms. Paulette is a first-rate litigator and an even better human being. We are ecstatic to have Paulette join the Brown Fox team,” shared litigation Partner Cort Thomas. “Paulette is a well-respected legal talent who brings both appellate experience in practice and as a former Fifth Circuit clerk and significant experience handling complex litigation cases,” shared Managing Partner, Russ Brown. “Paulette is committed to serving her clients with excellence and giving back to her community, which makes her a perfect fit for Brown Fox and our clientele.”

“I could not be more excited to join Brown Fox and its team of top-notch business lawyers,” said Ms. Miniter. “In addition to providing clients with high-caliber advocacy and counsel, Brown Fox places unique emphasis on the values of integrity and servant leadership. That is such a powerful combination for clients, and I’m honored to be a part of it.”

Ms. Miniter graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Texas, where she was a writer for The Daily Texan. She later earned her law degree from the University of Virginia, where she was an Editor for the Virginia Journal of International Law and graduated Order of the Coif. She also has a master’s degree from Skidmore College.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Miniter was a journalist in various parts of the nation, including Washington, D.C., and New York City. Ms. Miniter will be based in the firm’s Dallas office.

Ms. Miniter is active in the community, serving on the Board of New Friends New Life and as a member of the Fifth Circuit’s Pro Bono Panel, the Texas State Bar Appellate Section Pro Bono Program, the Rotunda Society and UVA Lone Star Lawyers 1L Mentorship Program. She is also a past member of the Orchid Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation, and she was previously a co-editor for the American Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Committee Newsletter and a co-chair for the American Bar Association’s Delaware Corporations Subcommittee – Commercial and Business Litigation Committee. Learn more about Ms. Miniter 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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