Thompson & Knight LLP has announced that Elizabeth G. Myers has joined the Firm’s Austin office as a Partner in the Trial Practice Group.
“Elizabeth’s consumer class actions experience, especially as it pertains to the healthcare industry, is a true asset to the Firm,” said Greg W. Curry, the Firm’s Trial Practice Leader. “Her industry knowledge will complement our existing litigation and healthcare practices.”
Ms. Myers represents clients in state and federal courts in commercial disputes, product defect, consumer fraud, and securities fraud class actions matters. She also regularly represents special committees of public companies conducting internal investigations regarding alleged regulatory violations and executive misconduct. Ms. Myers frequently participates in conferences and lectures on complex litigation strategy with a special focus on healthcare litigation.
She received a J.D., with high honors, from The University of Texas School of Law (2005) and a B.A., summa cum laude, in Political Science from Southern Methodist University (2001). Ms. Myers is committed to giving back to her community. She currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for Equality Texas Foundation. Also, as the Houston Pro Bono Partner at her previous firm, Ms. Myers focused on initiatives related to human trafficking and child advocacy. Prior to joining Thompson & Knight, she was a Partner at Jones Day in Houston.