Elizabeth A. Schartz - Thompson & Knight LLP

Elizabeth A. Schartz

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008

Liz Schartz represents management in client counseling and litigation of employment and labor law matters. Her expertise includes litigating discrimination, wage-and-hour, employee benefit, and state-law contract and tort claims; counseling employers on sensitive personnel and complex employment law matters; workplace investigations; employee classification issues; executive compensation, change-in-control, and separation issues; drafting and litigating non-competition and related covenants; and the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Mine Safety and Health Act. She also represents professional and executive-level employees in negotiating employment and severance agreements and arrangements. As part of her practice, Liz regularly advises companies on the labor and employment aspects of corporate transactions, including management buyouts. Liz is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She chairs the Firm's Employment and Labor Law Practice Group.

St. Mary of the Plains CollegeBA 1985University of KansasJ.D. 1988
Thompson & Knight LLPGirl Scouts of Northeast TexasAmerican Bar AssociationDallas Bar AssociationEmployment Law360University of Kansas School of LawSouthern Methodist University

Client Comments

"She understands my business and provides practical solutions. I couldn't manage our business without her."

Office Location

One Arts Plaza, Suite 1500
1722 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Female