Elizabeth M. Kroger

Elizabeth Mata Kroger is a partner in Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom’s Labor and Employment Section. She has represented employers in state and federal court, and administrative proceedings on matters including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, defamation, unpaid commissions and wage and hour violations, non compete issues and trade secret violations. In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Mata Kroger counsels corporate clients on termination and discipline matters, wage and hour issues, personnel procedures, workplace investigations, corporate restructuring, employment contracts, and their non-competition and confidentiality clauses. She also has extensive experience in the formation and documentation of employer policies and handbooks. Ms. Mata Kroger is regularly retained by clients to conduct training for executives, supervisors, and human resources personnel on a variety of topics including fair employment practices, documentation, discipline and discharge, internal investigations, and human resources compliance basics. Ms. Mata Kroger is fluent in Spanish.

Employment

Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P., 2002 – present

Vice President of Human Resources, Comsys Information Technology Services, Inc., 2001 – 2003

Bracewell & Patterson, L.L.P., 1993 – 2000

Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P., 1990 – 1993

Certification

Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

Houston Bar Association

Houston Bar Foundation Member

Honors & Awards

Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1996)

Named to the Texas Super Lawyers list by Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, as featured in Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers magazines (2005-2016)

Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® list in the fields of Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management in 2008-2016 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC)

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Houston
Niels Esperson Building
808 Travis
20th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
T: 713.632.1765
F: 713.222.0101

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Education

University of Texas School of Law, with Honors, 1990

University of Texas at Austin, B.A., English Honors Program, Highest Honors, 1986

University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., Finance, High Honors, 1985