T. Hunter Brown practices in the Litigation Department of Lewis Rice, focusing his practice on both commercial litigation and intellectual property (IP). Hunter is passionate about helping clients protect and retain the value of their IP, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. He looks for ways to assist clients in whatever manner best suits their business plan, through proactive consultation where possible and vigorous litigation when necessary.

As a former law clerk in both federal district court and on the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Hunter is experienced in the nuances of litigating diverse and complex matters. This experience helps him to counsel both large and small businesses through various types of commercial business disputes ranging from unfair competition to contract matters. Hunter additionally has experience assisting young and startup companies with their formation and transactional IP needs, particularly involving the federal registration of trademarks.

Practice Areas


  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2016)
    • Executive Notes Editor, Washington University Jurisprudence Review
    • Dean's List
    • Outstanding Advocate Award
    • Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy
  • Southern Methodist University (B.A., 2012)
    • Honors in History; Minors in German, Latin, Classical Studies
    • President's Scholar
    • 2011 McLemore Scholar
    • Sigma Phi Epsilon

Legal Background

  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Lavenski R. Smith, Chief Judge, U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal Law Clerk, The Honorable D. Price Marshall, Jr., U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas (2016-2017)
  • Summer associate, K&L Gates LLP (2015)
  • Legal extern, Emerson Electric Company (2015)
  • Summer associate, Locke Lord LLP (2014)


  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • Missouri Bar
  • Texas Bar

Charitable & Civic Activities

  • Member, Missouri Athletic Club
  • Member, Emerging Leaders Network, Boy Scouts of America
  • Zoo Young Professionals, St. Louis Zoo