Elizabeth D. “Lisa” Alvarado

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713-646-5516

Summary

Ms. Alvarado began her practice in 1989 with Lackshin & Nathan, P.C. in Houston, Texas. Her practice focused on commercial litigation and commercial disputes as well as general civil litigation. Upon joining Shannon, Martin, Finkelstein & Benoit, P.C. in 1992 (now known as Shannon, Martin, Finkelstein, Alvarado & Dunne, P.C.), she has expanded her practice to represent clients in trial as well as on appeal of commercial and corporate disputes, commercial collections, insurance coverage, ERISA, corporate law, and general civil litigation.

Highlights & Recognitions

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Published & Unpublished Cases

  • Settlement Funding LLC v. RSL Funding, LLC, No. H-12-2044, 2013

  • U.S. Dist. LEXIS 132743 (S.D. Tex. Aug. 30, 2013)

  • CB Legal Search, L.L.C. v. Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, L.L.P., 441 Fed. Appx. 251 (5th Cir. Tex. 2011)

  • Morrell Masonry Supply, Inc. v. Golden Bank, NA, No. 14-10-00779-CV, 2011 Tex. App. LEXIS 1621 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] Mar. 8, 2011)

  • Imperial Trading Co. v. HCA, Inc., No. H-10-1945, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90769 (S.D. Tex. Sept. 1, 2010) Fox v. Good Samaritan L.P., No. C 04-0874 RS, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 70447 (N.D. Cal. June 30, 2010) Fox v. Good Samaritan L.P., 801 F. Supp. 2d 883 (N.D. Cal. 2010)

  • Ogg v. Aviva Life & Annuity Co., No. H-09-4015, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 23568 (S.D. Tex. Mar. 15, 2010) Foley v. Southwest Tex. HMO, Inc., 226 F. Supp. 2d 886 (E.D. Tex. 2002)

  • Foley v. Southwest Tex. HMO, Inc., 193 F. Supp. 2d 903 (E.D. Tex. 2001)

  • HealthOne, Inc. v. Columbia Wesley Med. Ctr., 93 F. Supp. 2d 1152 (D. Kan. 2000)

  • Life Partners, Inc. v. Life Ins. Co. of N. Am., 203 F.3d 324 (5th Cir. Tex. 1999)

  • Garcia v. Columbia Med. Ctr., 996 F. Supp. 617 (E.D. Tex. 1998)

  • Garcia v. Columbia Med. Ctr., 996 F. Supp. 605 (E.D. Tex. 1998)

  • United Structures of Am., Inc. ex rel. United Structures of Am., Inc. v. G.R.G. Engg., S.E., 9 F.3d 996 (1st Cir. P.R. 1993)

Publications, Presentations, and Speeches

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Professional & Community Involvement

  • Current HOA board member

  • Church lector since 1979

  • Former pastoral council member for 6 years

Elizabeth D. “Lisa” Alvarado

Practice Areas

  • Banking

  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights

  • Business Litigation

  • Commercial Collections

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Commercial Transactions

  • Contract Litigation

  • Corporate

  • Corporate Veil / Alter Ego Litigation

  • Environmental Litigation ERISA Litigation

  • Healthcare Related Litigation Insurance Defense

  • Insurance Litigation Landlord/Tenant

  • Real Estate Litigation

  • Tort Litigation

Education

  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 1988


  • B.B.A., Management, University of Houston, 1985

  • cum laude

Admitted to Practice

  • Texas

  • U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Texas

  • Northern District of Texas

  • Southern District of Texas

  • Western District of Texas

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court

  • Eastern District of Texas

  • Northern District of Texas

  • Southern District of Texas

  • Western District of Texas

Affiliations

  • Houston Bar Association