Liz Schonekas joined the firm in 2017 and is a part of the construction litigation, asbestos and insurance defense groups. Prior to joining the firm, Liz practiced for several years at a New Orleans defense firm, focusing on litigation and labor and employment. She has extensive experience advising employers on labor and employment issues and general litigation.
Liz graduated from Loyola Law School in 2013, and went to undergraduate school at Loyola. While in law school, she was on the dean's list, and received the CALI award in Louisiana Civil Procedure. Liz is admitted to practice in Louisiana (2013), the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Louisiana (2013), and United States Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit (2013).
Liz is a native New Orleanian and enjoys exercising and spending time with her family. She has one son named Wyatt.