Ellen is a native Houstonian and has been practicing law since 1989. She has trial, appellate, mediation and arbitration experience in state and federal courts. This includes defending and prosecuting claims in commercial litigation, construction litigation, trucking and transportation claims and real estate litigation, as well as insurance defense litigation and products liability litigation.
Ellen’s construction litigation experience includes representation of sureties, owners, general contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers, suppliers, architects and engineers in contract formation and lawsuits. Ellen served as a briefing attorney for Justice Franklin Spears on the Texas Supreme Court and has extensive experience handling civil appeals in Texas both state and federal courts in Texas.
- Owens v. Neely, 866 S.W.2d 716 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.] 1993, writ denied).