New B. Eliot

B. Eliot New


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Phone: 409.654.6700

Location: Beaumont Office


B. Eliot New has been with the firm since 2007 and has been a principal since 2014. He is a native of Lufkin, Texas who graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with BBA and MPA degrees, and who graduated from Baylor Law School in 2007. 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. New B. Eliot is an active member of the Jefferson County Bar Association, and is on the City of Beaumont Planning and Zoning 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, in arbitration, and in labor disputes.
He also practices in the areas of civil litigation, construction law, and insurance law, representing manufacturers, plants and other businesses, and insurance companies in all types of litigation.


Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • All Texas state courts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, and Western 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

  • State Bar of Texas (2007-present)
  • American Bar Association (2007-present)
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel (2007-present)
  • Jefferson County Bar Association (2007-present)
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit (2008-present)
  • Michelle F. Mehaffy Inns of Court (2017-present)

Civic Involvement

  • City of Beaumont Historic Landmark Commission (2011-2017)
  • City of Beaumont Planning & Zoning Commission (2017-present)


550 Fannin, Suite 400
Beaumont, Texas 77701
Ph: 409.654.6700
Fax: 409.835.2115
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