Jonathan G. Brush


Civil Appellate Law

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Mr. Brush is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has a broad litigation practice, at both the trial and appellate court levels, that includes the representation of private and public entities as plaintiffs in commercial and construction disputes, and defendants in employment, civil rights, commercial, and construction disputes. Mr. Brush has successfully handled cases involving federal constitutional claims, Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Chapter 21 of the Texas Labor Code, the Texas Whistleblower Act, and other statutory and common law causes of action, including wrongful termination, personal injury, defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, breach of contract, construction defect, consumer claims, insurance claims, governance disputes, and disputes involving the Texas Public Information Act.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Brush worked as an associate in the litigation section of Orgain, Bell & Tucker, L.L.P. in Beaumont, Texas from 2004 to 2007. Before law school, Mr. Brush worked as a residential construction superintendent.

Practice Areas

  • General School Law
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Facilities and Construction
  • Business and Operations
  • Student Matters
  • Open Government
  • Board Governance
  • Special Education and Disability Law


  • The University of Texas at Austin (B.F.A. 1996, with a major in Art History; B.A. 1998, with a major in History)
  • Baylor University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2004)
  • Articles Editor, Baylor Law Review
  • Baylor Order of Barristers

Activities and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas Appellate Section
  • State Bar of Texas School Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section
  • Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court, Member of the Executive Committee
  • Texas Council of School Attorneys
  • National Council of School Attorneys
  • Texas Association of School Business Officials
  • Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation
  • Houston Philosophical Society, Elected Member and Member of the Executive Committee

Bar/Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • All federal district and state courts of Texas