Elizabeth P. Nevle



Elizabeth Nevle is an associate and litigation attorney in the Houston office of Foley & Lardner. She is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations, and Tax Controversy Practice Groups. She joined Foley in 2019 as a summer associate.

Elizabeth focuses her practice on tax controversy as well as a broad range of commercial litigation matters. She assists clients in tax controversy matters at the administrative, trial, and appellate levels. Elizabeth has gained significant experience practicing in a wide range of state tax matters. She currently is enrolled at New York University to obtain her LL.M in Taxation.


  • South Texas College of Law Houston (JD, summa cum laude, 2021)
    • Editor in Chief, CURRENTS: Journal of International Economic Law
    • Research Assistant, Professor Kevin Yamamoto
    • Student Attorney, Low Income Tax Clinic
    • Langdell Scholar, Contracts and Federal Income Taxation
  • University of Houston (BS, 2015)
    • Major, Political Science

Awards and Recognitions

  • Awarded, The Jim Alfini/Hans Lawton Award and The Christopher Breen Memorial Award for Advocacy
  • Honored, Dean’s List and Order of Lytae
  • Recipient, Dean’s Merit Scholarship, Lizabeth Parham Matthews Scholarship, Imogen S. Papadopoulos Scholarship, and Houston Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Scholarship
  • Champion, National Sports Law Negotiation Competition, National Moot Court Regional Competition, and Judge Sharon S. McCally Moot Court Competition
  • Best Brief, American Bar Association Regional Competition, National Moot Court Regional Competition, and Wagner Moot Court Competition
  • Lawyers of Color Hot List, 2022

Presentations and Publications

  • Co-presenter, Start Up Tax Conference, “What Happened to Allocable Income?” (May 23, 2023)
  • Co-presenter, Chicago Tax Club, “What Ever Happened to Allocable Income?” (November 9, 2022)
  • Author, “Tales of the Crypt: Global Trends in the Taxation of Cryptocurrency,” 24.2 Currents: JIEL 116 (2021) 
  • Co-author, “Contract Interpretation Issues,” 42nd Annual Advanced Civil Trial Course (2019)

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Houston Bar Association, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
  • Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association 
  • Member, Asian American Bar Association of Houston
  • Member, Houston Young Lawyers Association


  • Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas