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 2022 Best Law Firms Tier 1 law firm in Dallas/Fort Worth in four employment law categories. Individually, partners Keith Clouse and Alyson Brown were named to the 2018-2021 Super Lawyers lists, the 2020-2022 Best Lawyers in America lists, and D Magazine’s 2019-2021 lists of the Best Lawyers in Dallas. In addition, partner Camille Avant has been recognized as a 2020 Rising Star by Super Lawyers and as a 2021 and 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch by Best Lawyers in America.