Jonathan G. Brush


Civil Appellate Law

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Jennifer Cronkhite

Mr. Brush is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has a broad litigation practice in state and federal court, at both the trial and appellate court levels, which includes the representation of public and private entities as plaintiffs in commercial and construction disputes, and defendants in employment, civil rights, commercial, construction disputes, and special education. Mr. Brush has successfully handled cases involving federal constitutional claims, Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Chapter 21 of the Texas Labor Code, the Texas Whistleblower Act, the IDEA, Section 504, 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 Open Meetings Act and the Texas Public Information Act. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Brush is experienced in school board governance matters, regularly serving as board counsel during board meetings and grievance hearings. Mr. Brush regularly presents continuing legal education to attorneys and has served as an adjunct professor of Education Law at the University of Houston Law Center. Prior to joining the Firm in 2007, Mr. Brush worked as an associate in the trial section of Orgain Bell & Tucker, L.L.P. in Beaumont, Texas from 2004 to 2007. 

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
  • 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