Lisa Guerra Perrien

Associate Attorney

Guerra_Lisa.3.BWLisa is a Board Certified attorney in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. As a former prosecutor, Lisa has a wealth of trial experience that she lends to the firm as a key member of its employment litigation practice. Her background and skills gained through successful jury trials in difficult and sensitive areas – such as domestic violence and child abuse cases – enable Lisa to provide unique insight to the issues and struggles clients face when they are brought into court. Lisa brings the same understanding to client’s day-to-day issues – to prevent them from being involved in litigation in the first place.

Lisa represents clients in industries across the country in state and federal courts, and regularly appears before numerous administrative agencies, such as the EEOC and state employment security commissions. Lisa has handled cases and charges involving all areas of labor and employment law, including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, medical leave, disability, and retaliation. She also regularly assists in the investigation of employee complaints and government audits.

As part of her efforts to keep clients from being sued, Lisa regularly conducts training on all aspects of employment law, as well as on hiring and interviewing. She also prepares and reviews employment policies, conducts I-9 and employment practices audits, and assists clients in their day-to-day decision-making and documentation.

Lisa grew up in the Rio Grande Valley area of South Texas, where she graduated cum laude from the University of Texas – Pan Am. Since moving to Houston for law school, Lisa has been active in many legal, community and charitable associations, and has provided education to young people in the Houston area on subjects such as dating violence. In her free time, Lisa enjoys travelling and taking in Houston’s thriving arts, dining and entertainment scenes.

Lisa can be reached anytime by phone at 281-833-2200 or by email at lguerra@alaniz-schraeder.com.