Rising Stars Hat Trick! Three Brown Fox Attorneys Receive Honor Given to Only 2.5% of Texas Attorneys

March 9, 2020 by

DALLAS, March 6, 2020
 – Brown Fox is pleased to announce that Partner Cort Thomas and Associates Christopher Klement and Neal Parekh have been honored as 2020 Rising Stars. Only 2.5% of Texas lawyers below the age of forty or practicing less than ten years receive this coveted honor, which is based upon an independent analysis of an attorney’s practice and a peer evaluation within each attorney’s practice area. Brown Fox Managing Partner Russ Brown shared, “Our core values mean everything to us; we want our folks to exhibit integrity, servant leadership, excellence, and impact. Cort, Chris, and Neal epitomize the high-character, talent-rich attorneys we want at our firm.” Mr. Brown added, “It’s been fun to watch their careers take off from a front row seat.”

“Our core values mean everything to us… Cort, Chris, and Neal epitomize the high-character, talent-rich attorneys we want at our firm.”

Brown Fox’s Rising Stars represent diverse backgrounds and practice areas, with recipients coming from the University of Texas School of Law, SMU Dedman School of Law, and Baylor Law School. Mr. Thomas focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation, along with serving as a court-appointed receiver. Mr. Klement’s practice focuses on civil rights and business and commercial litigation. Mr. Parekh is a corporate associate who focuses on transactional and M&A work.

Brown Fox attorneys have collected almost sixty Rising Stars and Super Lawyers honors.


Brown Fox is a business boutique law firm, primarily focused on serving businesses, executives, and entrepreneurs in the practice areas most common to their daily business needs: appellate, corporate, labor & employment, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax. The firm’s representative clientele includes start-ups; partnerships; small to mid-size, private Texas companies; publicly traded companies; and international corporations. The firm also regularly handles contractual negotiations and disputes for C-level executives and upper management. Additionally, the firm represents numerous cities and governmental entities in governmental and municipal matters.

Learn more about Messrs. Thomas, Klement, and Parekh by clicking here, and Brown Fox by clicking here.

Contact: Kristin Bowen, (214) 327-5000, marketing@brownfoxlaw.com.

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.

Character Matters® is the firm’s foundational maxim; its core values of integrity, servant leadership, excellence, and impact are its roots. Brown Fox is committed to aggressively and creatively representing our clients, while staying true to the firm’s guiding principles. Learn more about Brown Fox by clicking here.

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