Biography

T. Hunter Brown practices in the Litigation Department of Lewis Rice, focusing his practice on both commercial litigation and intellectual property (IP) litigation. Hunter regularly litigates in various forums on behalf of clients, ranging from federal courts, local courts, and in front of arbitration panels and regulatory bodies. 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 disputes ranging from unfair competition to contract matters.

Additionally, Hunter routinely represents clients in securities arbitrations brought before the Financial Industry Regulatory authority, including arbitrations based on federal and state laws, as well as more particular securities regulations. In the course of these representations on behalf of industry parties and their parent companies, the allegations range from claims of unsuitable securities recommendations, churning, unauthorized trading, failure to supervise, failure to perform due diligence, breach of duty, and other related customer claims.

Overall, Hunter’s approach to representation is a proactive one. 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.

Practice Areas

Education

  • 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)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court
    • Eastern District of Missouri
    • Western District of Missouri
    • 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