Elliot J. Kudisch

Elliot J. Kudisch

Senior Associate

Employment Attorney and Business Litigator

Elliot Kudisch advocates for and advises our clients in the areas of employment, commercial litigation, and construction. Elliot represents businesses in matters concerning breach of contract disputes, non-compete and trade secret litigation, government agency investigations, wage-and-hour collective actions, and employment discrimination claims. Elliot regularly advises clients on employment matters, including negotiating agreements, investigating internal complaints, drafting employment policies, and compliance with federal and state laws.

Prior to joining the firm, Elliot was a litigation associate practicing in the appellate, civil rights, employment, and commercial disputes sectors. He also served a one-year term as a law clerk to The Honorable Randy Crane of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and was a judicial intern for The Honorable Michael Engelhart in the 151st Judicial District Court in Harris County, Texas.

Elliot is fluent in Spanish.

Elliot Kudisch Super Lawyer Rising Star

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Appellate Litigation

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Representative Experience

  • Represented employers in commercial, governmental, and employment disputes before state and federal courts, as well as and administrative agencies.
  • Counseled private businesses and units of local government regarding compliance with applicable law and workplace issues, policies, and practices.
  • Steered numerous high stakes litigation to favorable resolution.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
    • J.D. – 2017
    • The Georgetown Law Technology Review, Vol 1, Staff Editor
    • The Georgetown Law Weekly, Executive Editor
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • B.A. – 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association, Appellate Section
  • Houston Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Houston Bar Association, Individual Rights & Responsibilities Section
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Georgetown Law Alumni Admissions Interview Program (AAIP)
  • Georgetown Law Clerkship Mock Interview Program (CMIP)
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Court
  • Mexican American Bar Association of Houston
  • American Subcontractors Association – Houston, Golf Committee
  • Golf Course Builders Association of America
  • The Federalist Society – Houston Chapter

Professional Recognition

“Texas Rising Star,” as presented by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters Business, in Texas Monthly, Construction Litigation, 2024

Houston’s Top Lawyers – Labor & Employment, Houstonia Magazine, since 2022

Speeches & Publications

“The FTC Proposes Ban on Noncompete Agreements,” GCBAA Earth Shaping News, Winter Edition 2023

“What Texas Employers Need to Know About Austin’s CROWN Act,” AM Monthly Law Alert, July 2022