Clouse Brown is a team of experienced, strategic, and creative lawyers.
Our exclusive focus allows us to devote all our time and attention to understanding the nuances of employment law as it applies to senior executives and companies. Whether negotiating a CEO’s agreement, representing a management team in non-compete litigation, or protecting an executive’s interests during a severance event, Clouse Brown brings experience and creativity to each engagement.
With varied backgrounds in Big Law, in-house law departments, litigation boutiques, and higher education, the Clouse Brown team combines big firm talent with small firm flexibility. We approach each client’s needs with efficient case evaluation and an understanding of business realities.
The firm’s attorneys are regularly called on to negotiate, draft and litigate employment contracts and negotiate severance packages for senior-level and C-suite executives. Clouse Brown also provides expertise advising clients on employment contracts, covenants not to compete, severance agreements, equity awards, trade secret disputes, and breach of fiduciary duty claims.
In addition to federal and state courts, Clouse Brown handles matters before arbitration tribunals, appellate courts, and administrative agencies. The firm represents senior executives, licensed professionals, management teams, and companies in Texas and throughout the United States.
Relationships matter at Clouse Brown. We develop strong working relationships with our clients, building a deep understanding of their business and personal objectives. Through collaborative relationships with opposing counsel, we can align our clients’ goals with company objectives. When litigation is necessary, we zealously advocate for our clients, while maintaining professionalism and integrity with counsel and the courts. Our greatest referral sources are our clients and opposing counsel.
As a testament to our team’s proficiency as legal counsel, less than a year after opening our doors, Clouse Brown PLLC was named a Tier 1 law firm in Dallas/Fort Worth for Employment Law – Management by Best Law Firms for 2019. Individually, partners Keith Clouse and Alyson Brown were named to the 2018 Super Lawyers list for their work in labor and employment law, and Keith Clouse was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in 2019, as well as by D Magazine as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas for the last 12 years.