Bronté Story graduated from SMU Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas. While in law school, Bronté was involved in organizations such as the Association for Public Interest Law and Women In Law. She was also a student attorney for the W.W. Caruth Jr. Child Advocacy Clinic, representing children as a Guardian or Attorney Ad Litem. Prior to law school, Bronté graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with a combined degree in Political Science and Journalism (Ad / PR) and a minor in Communications.

Prior to joining Vela Wood, Bronté practiced as a Contract Specialist on site at Toyota Headquarters in Plano, Texas, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts. Before this, Bronté served as a continued Summer Associate at a boutique art law firm in Dallas, Texas, assisting with intellectual property and small business matters.


  • Commercial Contract Matters
    • Advise on and assist with drafting, B2C and B2B SaaS Agreements for SaaS platforms
    • Advise on and assist with drafting, Licensing Agreements for IP-related matters
    • Advise on and assist with drafting, key enterprise-level, customer, marketing, referral, and other commercial agreements for startups and small businesses
  • Online Terms and Data Privacy
    • Advise on and assist with drafting, online Terms of Service and Master Terms and Conditions for web-based companies
    • Advise on data privacy compliance, including assisting with drafting Data Processing Agreements and Privacy Policies for web-based companies
  • Trademark Registrations
    • Assist with and apply for Trademarks with the USPTO for startup and small business entities

Select Representations

  • Negotiated a multi-restaurant deal between a client and a Hall of Fame athlete for rights to use certain name, image, likeness and other intellectual property attributes for each restaurant’s theme and aesthetic

Fun Facts:

  • Bronté enjoys singing and grew up with music and the arts as her first love.
  • Her favorite delight and junk food has always and will always be ice cream.
  • Every time she goes to Hawaii she wishes she lived there.
  • Bronté cried tears of joy the first time she went to Harry Potter world.


  • SMU Dedman School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Arkansas, B.A.