B. Eliot New


Email Address: enew@germer.com

Phone: 409.654.6700

Location: Beaumont Office


B. Eliot New is a native of Lufkin, Texas and began his legal career at GERMER in 2007, after graduating from Baylor University School of Law. At Baylor Law School, he was in the Order of Barristers, received a full Dean’s Academic Excellence Scholarship, and earned top grades in Baylor’s Practice Court. He also has a B.B.A. and M.P.A. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. Eliot is an active member of the Jefferson County Bar Association, and is on the City of Beaumont Historic Landmark Commission.

Eliot specializes in labor and employment litigation, advising employers on day-to-day operations and policies, and advising public entities on employment matters and general operations. He represents employers in administrative proceedings before the EEOC, DOL, and TWC, and in state and federal courts.



Eliot New jointed the firm in 2007 and has been a principal since 2014. He specializes in labor and employment law, and he advises public and private sector employers on all matters affecting the employment relationship, including preparing and implementing policies and providing training/presentations. He also represents employers in administrative proceedings before governmental agencies, in litigation in state and federal courts, in arbitration, and in labor disputes.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas – 2007
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • All Texas state courts
    • The United States Supreme Court
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas

Professional Certifications

  • Board Certified, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
    • Labor & Employment Law


  • Baylor University School of Law, JD (2007)
  • University of Texas at Austin, MPA (2004) and BBA (2004)

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit

Civic Involvement

  • City of Beaumont Historic Landmark Commission


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