The Brown Fox team is prepared to tackle any labor and employment issue, whether important litigation representation, urgent matters such as temporary restraining orders, or day to day counseling and risk management. Brown Fox attorneys have tried employment cases to jury and bench verdict, managed significant collective bargaining issues and union campaigns, and guided C-level executives and management through negotiations of employment agreements, exits from employment, and breach of contract. We are equipped to represent clients ranging from small businesses to publicly traded companies.

Litigation

Brown Fox attorneys regularly represent clients through trial, arbitration, or administrative hearing in the following subject matters:

  • Employment discrimination cases, including claims related to age, race, national origin, gender, disability, equal pay, sexual orientation, and retaliation
  • Sexual harassment
  • Wrongful discharge claims
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • Class actions/collective actions
  • Breach of employment agreements
  • Non-compete litigation
  • OSHA litigation
  • FMLA claims
  • Reductions in force (RIF)/WARN Act
  • Employment torts
  • Civil rights litigation
  • Unemployment claims and disputes
  • Trade secret litigation
  • Workers’ compensation, including non-subscriber matters

Traditional Labor Issues, Including Union Avoidance/Collective Bargaining

Our team has a wealth of experience with collective bargaining, union campaigns, labor disputes, and administrative matters before the National Labor Relations Board. We handle traditional labor issues across the country, involving both private employers and governmental entities.

Drafting

Our attorneys regularly prepare essential employment documents, including employment agreements, policies and handbooks, restrictive covenant agreements, and key human resource documents/forms.

Counseling/Risk Management

Our attorneys guide clients on day-to-day labor and employment law issues and provide preventative on-site inspections and training for management. Brown Fox also provides counseling regarding employee discipline or discharge decisions, drafting of employment contracts, wage and hour issues, and medical leave decisions.

Practice Group Members
Russ Brown Managing Partner
David Denton Partner
Margaret Mead Partner
Darrell G-M Noga Partner
Stephen Key Partner
Scott W. Self Partner
Cort Thomas Partner
Eric Wood Partner
John L. Freeman Senior Counsel
Christina Gigliotti Associate
Christopher A. Klement Associate
Related Industries
  • Charities, Ministries & 501c3
  • C-Suite/Executive Counseling & Advocacy
  • Equine
  • Financial Services
  • Government/Municipal Litigation
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Defense
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Practices & Partnerships
  • Private Equity
  • Shipping
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Start-Ups & Entrepreneurs
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Trucking
  • Aerospace
Legal Circumstances:
  • Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Charity, Ministry & 501c3
  • Civil Rights
  • Collective Bargaining/Unions
  • Compensation
  • Contract Formation & Negotiation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Data Privacy
  • Employee Handbooks & Policies
  • Employment Discrimination, including age, race, national origin, gender, disability, equal pay, religion, sexual harassment, and retaliation
  • FMLA
  • Fraud
  • Investigations & Corporate Governance
  • Noncompete & Nonsolicit Agreements
  • Nondisclosure Agreements
  • Outside General Counsel
  • Reductions in Force/WARN
  • Retaliation
  • Risk Management
  • Severance Agreements
  • Injunctive Remedies (TROs)
  • Torts
  • Trade Secrets
  • Unemployment Claims
  • Wage & Hour
  • Whistleblowers
  • Workplace Health & Safety
All Practice Areas:
Corporate

Brown Fox was founded with an entrepreneurial and deal-making spirit that provides the foundation for its corporate practice. Over-assertive corporate legal intervention can overcomplicate a transaction and client goals. At Brown Fox we take great pride in providing legal protections…Read More

Litigation

Brown Fox attorneys are prepared to successfully try cases in Texas and throughout the United States. Our litigation team focuses in the areas of business litigation, insurance litigation, labor and employment litigation, real estate litigation, and intellectual property litigation. Our…Read More

Labor & Employment

The Brown Fox team is prepared to tackle any labor and employment issue, whether important litigation representation, urgent matters such as temporary restraining orders, or day to day counseling and risk management. Brown Fox attorneys have tried employment cases to…Read More

Intellectual Property

Brown Fox partners with emerging companies and mature companies alike on a broad range of intellectual property issues in which we leverage our experience and creativity to deliver results for our clients.  The firm provides services such as patent and…Read More

Governmental

The firm regularly represents cities, elected and appointed officials, police and fire departments, and other diverse governmental entities throughout the state in both federal and state courts. We have handled jury trials and appellate cases across Texas and argued appeals…Read More

Appellate

At the appellate level our attorneys are prepared to defend or challenge judgments in both state and federal court. An effective trial team must have appellate experience and know-how at every stage of litigation, not just during an appeal. Preservation…Read More

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