Kevin Brown is a litigation attorney in Holland & Knight's Austin office. Mr. Brown has more than 20 years of experience representing individuals and companies in the media, entertainment, retail and other industries.

Mr. Brown is a trial lawyer with significant experience in complex business litigation, mediation and arbitration. Responsive and attentive to clients, his experience includes advertising and marketing law matters, internet defamation, social media liability, copyright and trademark infringement, false advertising, trade secret misappropriation, contract and real estate disputes, fiduciary litigation, construction disputes, employment litigation and general business torts.

Additionally, clients in the entertainment and media industry – including entertainers, musicians, photographers and other artists – turn to Mr. Brown for representation in a variety of contract and royalty disputes, visual-content issues, advertising and marketing law guidance (claim substantiation, disclosures, influencers and brand disinformation), intellectual property management matters and right of privacy and publicity issues.

Previously, Mr. Brown was a partner with Taube Summers Harrison Taylor Meinzer Brown, a preeminent bankruptcy and civil litigation boutique firm in Austin, Texas. He also practiced with Orrick and Pryor Cashman in New York City.


  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D.
  • Northwestern University, B.A., cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • All U.S. District Courts in New York
  • All U.S. District Courts in Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Leadership Austin Essential Class, Alumnus, Class of 2013
  • Meritas Leadership Institute, Class of 2012 Co-Chair
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Austin Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Downtown Austin Alliance, Board of Directors, 2016-Present
  • MINDPOP, Board of Directors, 2013-Present
  • Art Alliance Austin, Board of Directors, 2011-2013
  • Directors, VSA Texas, President, Board of Directors, 2007-2009
  • Sound.Soul, Participating Artist
  • Northwestern University Club of Austin, President, Board of Directors 2013-2014
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Commercial Litigation, 2018-2023; Copyright Law, 2023; Litigation - Construction, 2023
  • Texas Super Lawyers magazine, 2014-2019
  • Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers magazine, 2009-2013