Elizabeth P. Nevle



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

Elizabeth focuses her practice in tax controversy, in addition to 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.  Elizabeth is currently enrolled at New York University to obtain her LL.M in Taxation. 

She was also a student attorney for the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic at South Texas College of Law Houston.


  • 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 


  • 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)


  • 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

Professional Memberships

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


  • 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