INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

Our Team

L. Kyle Ferguson

L. Kyle Ferguson

Attorney / CEO

The firm’s president and founder, Kyle is an experienced corporate and transactional attorney who has been practicing law for over 15 years. He represents both purchasers and sellers in leveraged buy-outs, mergers and acquisitions, as well as representing both entrepreneurs and investors in venture capital financings.

James E. Davis

James E. Davis

Attorney / COO

Jim handles all types of commercial and intellectual property disputes, including patent infringement, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, and trade secret disputes.

John D. Fraser

John D. Fraser

Attorney / Shareholder

John has 30+ years of commercial litigation experience representing a vast array of companies throughout Texas. His clients include manufacturing companies, service firms, real estate asset managers, property managers, high tech ventures, financial service providers, managed services companies, utility construction firms and other entrepreneurial ventures.

Kelly J. Kubasta

Kelly J. Kubasta

Attorney / Shareholder

Kelly’s litigation experience, advising both plaintiffs and defendants, includes infringement issues involving patents, trademarks/service marks, product trade dress, and copyrights, as well as breach of contract, unfair competition, trade secret, and antitrust issues.

Robert Lord

Robert Lord

Attorney / Shareholder

Robert’s practice focuses on patent prosecution, portfolio management, client counseling, licensing, and ITC/Federal Court litigation in the fields of software engineering, business methods, and computer engineering.

Leighton Aiken

Leighton Aiken

Attorney / Shareholder

Leighton focuses on complex commercial/business litigation, with an emphasis on business torts, contract disputes, securities fraud, restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation, False Claims Act investigations and litigation, healthcare (with an emphasis in long term care), partnership and shareholder disputes, employer rights, and creditor rights in bankruptcy proceedings.

Robert L. Owens

Robert L. Owens

Attorney / Shareholder

Robert has broad experience in a diverse real estate practice, covering the development, operation, leasing, financing, sale and purchase of improved properties of all types.

Kenn W. Webb

Kenn W. Webb

Attorney / Shareholder

Kenn has assisted his clients with securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, SEC filings, and a wide variety of commercial contracts and other corporate matters. He also advises foundations and other nonprofit entities in connection with investment transactions.

J. W. Beverly

J. W. Beverly

Attorney / Shareholder

Mr. Beverly has an extensive trial practice focusing on commercial disputes, construction, real estate matters, insurance claims and representing defrauded investors. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in environmental, telecommunications, construction, real estate, deed restrictions, whistleblower, commercial note, contract, partnership disputes and collection cases.

Dana Campbell

Dana Campbell

Attorney / Shareholder

Dana’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, with emphasis on business torts, corporate governance, franchising and licensing, commercial leases, and other contract disputes.

Traci M. Clements

Traci M. Clements

Attorney / Shareholder

Traci focuses on general employment law matters as well as ERISA and employee benefits, including executive compensation. She has both worked in Human Resources, and served as in-house counsel - including a position as General Counsel to a small capital publicly traded company.

Tory Cronin

Tory Cronin

Attorney / Shareholder

Tory's practice focuses on a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters, including those involving fraud, accounting and legal malpractice, healthcare, securities, credit facilities, real estate, partnership disputes, tax disputes, intellectual property, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, labor and employment, insurance bad faith, and business torts.

Benjamin D. Halpern

Benjamin D. Halpern

Attorney / Shareholder

Ben represents clients in a variety of business related transactions, including commercial real estate, business enterprises and commercial finance. Mr. Halpern’s clients include start-up, medium-sized and privately held business, as well as individuals.

Kenneth Holt

Kenneth Holt

Attorney / Shareholder

Mr. Holt practices primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, employment litigation, insurance litigation, and professional liability law.

Carlisle Braun

Carlisle Braun

Attorney / Shareholder

Carlisle A. Braun is a value-added business attorney who regularly serves as outside general counsel for midsize and small businesses, particularly in the real estate, franchising and hospitality industries.

John P. Kaisersatt

John P. Kaisersatt

Attorney

John Kaisersatt has been practicing law in Texas since 1996 and combines his experience in both legal and business roles to provide clients legal services with an experienced business perspective. John represents clients in business and corporate matters including Internet, privacy, data as IP, commercial transactions, business formation and funding, and corporate transactions.

John O'Connor

John O'Connor

Attorney / Shareholder

John focuses his litigation practice on resolving complex commercial disputes across a broad spectrum of industries and has significant involvement representing clients in the financial industry. He has particular experience with securities actions, fraud and bad faith litigation, class actions, corporate and contractual disputes, False Claims Act/Qui Tam litigation, and technology litigation.

Alexander Parker

Alexander Parker

Attorney / Shareholder

Alex’s primary practice area is with small and mid-sized business owners in every aspect of their operations. His experience has included a variety of corporate, contract, merger / acquisition, intellectual property, and real estate transactions.

Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer

Attorney / Shareholder

Rick is a recognized leader in real estate law in the State of Texas.  He has a depth and breadth of experience in a variety of complex real estate matters.

Chris Williams

Chris Williams

Attorney / Shareholder

Chris provides expertise and experience across a spectrum of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and compliance, public company governance, private equity and venture capital financing and information technology contracting.

Bo Wilson

Bo Wilson

Attorney

Bo practices civil litigation and represents clients across a broad field of industries. He has extensive experience handling disputes relating to complex commercial transactions, construction law, real estate development, and oil and gas. Bo works closely with his clients to achieve their goals and provides counseling on contract negotiations, corporate regulations, entity formations, collection practices, and resolving business disputes.

Mark Zeidman

Mark Zeidman

Attorney / Shareholder

Mark advises and assists clients in a wide variety of businesses, including construction, manufacturing, information technology and government contract services. He also acts as an outside general counsel for several privately held entities handling a broad range of their corporate, commercial, and employment matters.

John M. Cone

John M. Cone

Attorney

John’s extensive expertise in state and federal intellectual property cases on both sides of the aisle has made him a sought-after litigator.

Diana N. Cone

Diana N. Cone

Trademark Specialist

Diana has over 20 years experience in intellectual property law focusing on trademark clearance, filing, prosecution, and enforcement in the United States and abroad.

Mackey Culbertson

Mackey Culbertson

Attorney

Mackey's practice encompasses a wide array of corporate and business law matters. He takes a holistic approach to guiding his clients through a variety of legal issues that arise during the ownership and operation of a business, and the various transactions that occur before, during and after the life of a business venture.

Richard Lebos

Richard Lebos

Attorney

Richard’s practice is focused primarily on real estate, and also has experience in cell tower/rooftop leasing. Richard earned a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas, an MBA from SMU, and his J.D. from Creighton University.

Kevin E. Barnett

Kevin E. Barnett

Attorney

Kevin’s practice primarily consists of complex business disputes across a broad range of industries with respect to a variety of commercial claims.

Ryan D. Marrone

Ryan D. Marrone

Attorney

Ryan’s work primarily consists of complex commercial litigation, which ranges from disputes with business partners, employees, landlords/tenants, insurance carriers, and suppliers to defending business clients from a sweeping range of contractual and tort allegations.

Liza P. Dahm

Liza P. Dahm

Attorney

Liza Philip Dahm advises clients in all areas of intellectual property law with an emphasis on world-wide patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution.

Ted Fay

Ted Fay

Patent Attorney

Mr. Fay specializes in patent application preparation and prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition to domestic prosecution, Mr. Fay has extensive experience working with foreign associates on foreign prosecution matters, especially before the European Patent Office, but also before the Indian, Japanese, and Chinese patent offices.

Ben King

Ben King

Patent Attorney

Ben’s practice focuses on patent preparation and prosecution, as well as portfolio management and client counseling, in the fields of software engineering, electrical engineering, business methods, computer engineering, and websites.

Annemarie Vicere

Annemarie Vicere

Patent Attorney

Ms. Vicere has a wide range of experience in drafting and prosecuting utility patent applications for computing systems and related devices extending from low level hardware and software to graphical user interfaces.

Justin Shelton

Justin Shelton

Attorney

Justin focuses on helping businesses through all stages of their existence. As an entrepreneur, he is passionate about providing tangible value to his clients and ensuring that they receive proper advice to avoid common, as well as hidden, pitfalls and mistakes.

Raylee Starnes

Raylee Starnes

Attorney

Raylee’s practice as an attorney with FBFK primarily consists of complex business litigation throughout a variety of industries. She has worked on matters involving breach of contract, trademark cancellation, and a variety of litigation in the real estate sector.

Dan G. Baucum

Dan G. Baucum

Special Tax Counsel

Dan G. Baucum is a tax and business lawyer with extensive private practice and government experience. He represents business owners and investors with tax and business planning and federal tax disputes. Dan also consults with law firms, accountants, and other tax professionals on federal tax matters and IRS practice.