Legal Assistant: Sharon Chiles | 713-554-6753 | schiles@thompsonhorton.com

Elizabeth’s parents, a career educator and a CPA, have emphasized the importance of obtaining a quality education throughout her life. As an attorney, Elizabeth seeks to ensure that educational and governmental institutions have access to the legal resources necessary to cultivate environments that are conducive to the growth, development, and success of all children and young adults.

Elizabeth counsels and represents schools, school districts, and universities in all areas of education and constitutional law, including labor and employment matters, public school finance, free speech, and school prayer. She also advocates for her clients in employment discrimination and civil rights cases, including claims brought under Title VII, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Before joining Thompson & Horton, Elizabeth served as a law clerk in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas for five years. She worked under the tutelage of The Honorable Mary Milloy and The Honorable Christina Bryan. During that time, she learned the intricacies of federal civil procedure as well as the nuances of motion and discovery practice.

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