Zhonette Brown practices in the area of complex litigation and governmental regulation. Ms. Brown is a seasoned trial attorney who has represented clients before international, federal, state, and local courts and agencies. Ms. Brown’s practice has spanned a wide array of industry areas and jurisdictions. Ms. Brown received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, clerked for a federal district court judge, then practiced at law firms in Washington, D.C. and Colorado. Ms. Brown is a member of the Colorado and Washington, D.C. bars, as well as being an inactive member of the Maryland bar. Ms. Brown originally grew up on a farm in Nebraska and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado, Denver. Ms. Brown has served her community as a board member for other non-profit organizations, a volunteer pro bono attorney, and through her children’s school district. Ms. Brown joined MSLF in November 2018.
Embattled Arizona ranching families are making their final stand against the radical environmentalists who are determined to run them off the land. Well-heeled environmentalist groups are chipping away at the right of ranchers to exist—one lawsuit at a time.
American ranchers have a right to make a living off the land, as they have for generations, on Wyoming’s Upper Green River Drift. Under attack from environmental extremists, these ranchers ride with the knowledge that their next cattle drive could be their last.
Tom Paterson’s Spur Ranch Cattle Company is an excellent steward of public grazing lands in New Mexico. But he and dozens of other ranchers are at risk of being put out of business by radical environmentalists and their junk science.
California has imposed many unconstitutional requirements upon handguns to limit purchases. By requiring non-standard or non-existent features, the state has effectively created a ban on handguns. As a result, California residents are being unfairly denied their Second Amendment protected rights.
Mountain States Legal Foundation filed an amicus curiae brief Feb. 25, 2020, supporting Students for Fair Admissions’ lawsuit because Harvard’s admissions system is unconstitutional. Equality under the law should be protected.
The CFTC changed the rules regarding Monex Deposit Company’s business, after years of approving of their business model. Sudden rule changes and retroactive enforcement like this infringe on constitutional due process protections. They also put citizens, businesses and the economy at risk.
America’s ranching families raise the livestock that feeds and clothes this country. But environmentalist lawyers are plotting to put them out of business and seize control of the western lands where cattle and sheep have freely roamed for a hundred years.
New York City officials act as if they believe the Second Amendment does not apply to them. They made it illegal to transport a licensed, locked, and unloaded handgun to a home or shooting range outside of city limits. This regulation must be overturned.
Emerson and Fay Ray were a young couple, recently married, when they first came to California. It was the height of the Great Depression and Emerson had heard he might be able to get a job in California pouring concrete. Now the government is threatening to destroy the legacy they built for their family.
President Clinton and President Obama created two illegal national monuments in rural Utah, causing serious economic harm to the hard-working westerners who live in the area. President Trump reversed the land grab but was sued for his efforts to restore the rule of law.
MSLF attorney Tyler Martinez writes at RealClearPolicy: Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has some oddly incongruous views on the democratic process for a man who has spent so much of his life running for or holding elected office. For more than two decades he has sought (and often gained) the support of rank-and-file voters, as…
On April 6, 2021, the Colorado Supreme Court heard testimony on whether to force lawyers and judges in the State to undergo “Equity” training in order to be licensed to practice. MSLF opposes the effort and filed a comprehensive comment with the Court on March 29.
Have Biden’s agencies already been captured by special interests? Watch our latest web briefing, hosted by MSLF Associate General Counsel William Trachman, to find out! Guest Panelists:– Jonathan D. Brightbill, Former Acting Assistant Attorney General– Kent Holsinger, attorney, and member of the MLSF Board of Directors– Kathleen Sgamma, President of the Western Energy Alliance
MSLF and the Center to Keep and Bear Arms released the following statement today in response to the horrific and heartbreaking murders in Boulder and Atlanta. This is the only comment we’re making at this time, out of respect for an ongoing federal court case and continuing police investigations.
When then-candidate Joe Biden was accused of a violent sexual assault by a former staffer, Tara Reade, he claimed that the allegation wasn’t true. When it was him being accused, Biden didn’t want the public to simply “believe all women.” Instead, in his official statement, he called on news organizations to examine and evaluate inconsistencies…
More avoidable election chaos is ahead in 2022 because the Supreme Court declined to bury the ghosts of Bush v. Gore.
“Improper-third party payment” is the diplomatic name for what some call extortions or shakedowns of private companies. And this is how the racket works.
The right to craft and customize firearms is integral to the right to determine which arms one will “keep and bear.”
President Biden early on is touting his insistence on “ethics” from cabinet nominees and professional staff, and who can argue with that? But it will take more than a signed piece of paper to guard against the conflicts of interest and invitations to collusion that arise when professional activists from the outside suddenly find themselves on the inside, with the levers of federal power within easy reach.
California business owners are being forced to allow outside union organizers onto their property during business hours.
A case now before the Supreme Court could profoundly impact the future success or failure of the liberty movement. Although it’s not a case we are a party to, we will file a brief supporting our friends at Americans for Prosperity and we’re closely watching the case on behalf of our privacy-minded donors. In the…
Who possibly benefits by keeping regulatory science operating in the shadows? What do the data-deniers have to fear from full disclosure if the “regulatory science” is sound?