I highly recommend Nick Brown. When Nick came on board, it changed the tide of my case. He far exceeded my expectations, and even more so, he far exceeded the expectations of our opponent. He was my secret weapon. - Dr. Michael Jones, President, American Academy of Health, Fitness & Rehabilitation Professionals (former client) Nick has led complex, high-stakes cases in the technology, energy, manufacturing, and distribution industries in federal district and appellate court, Texas state court, and arbitration. After graduating valedictorian and interning for three federal judges in law school, Nick clerked for the Honorable Gregg Costa of the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Before joining Kirkland, he practiced at a litigation boutique where he first and second chaired dozens of cases from start to finish. Nick's practice focuses on bringing and defending commercial and intellectual property claims. His wide range of experience includes M&A litigation and post-closing arbitration, indemnity and environmental disputes, enforcement and defense of trade secrets and other IP, pursuing and defending breach of contract and fraud claims, defending mass tort and personal injury actions, bringing claims against foreign governments, and litigating supply chain disputes. Nick maintains an active pro bono practice that focuses on assisting victims of scams after natural disasters. Nick is a two-time American Debate Association National Champion and former team captain of the Vanderbilt University Debate Team. His technology background dates back to his time at Vanderbilt University, where he took a significant number of science, engineering, and programming classes. Before completing law school, Nick interned for NASA, the University of Texas Health Science Center, and Texas Instruments.