Elizabeth Austin

Associate

Elizabeth Austin is an associate in the New Orleans office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability and First Party Property Practices.  Her primary practice areas include general liability defense, transportation as well as products and professional liability.  An experienced trial attorney in the defense of general casualty claims, Ms. Austin is a zealous advocate for her clients.

Ms. Austin received a Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University in 2000 and her Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Law from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 2005.   While in law school, she received individual honors as a member of the Moot Court Board and Trial Advocacy Program.  She earned CALI Awards for Excellence in Environmental Law and Property Law in Latin America and was awarded the Harry A. Johnson Memorial Scholarship.

Ms. Austin is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Louisiana.  In addition, she is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Ms. Austin is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Federal Bar Association and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • Louisiana
  • State Supreme Courts
    • Louisiana Supreme Court
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Admissions

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Louisiana Supreme Court

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana

United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Associations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel

Awards & Honors

  • Rising Star, Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2017 and 2018
  • Acadiana Top Lawyer, 2017

Education

Louisiana State University

Juris Doctor; Bachelor of Civil Law, 2005

  • Received individual honors as a member of the Moot Court Board and Trial Advocacy Program
  • CALI Awards for Excellence in Environmental Law and Property Law in Latin America
  • Harry A. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Louisiana State University

Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communications, with minors in History and French, 2000

  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Mortar Board
  • LSU Board of Supervisors and Joseph N. Silverberg Memorial Scholarships

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