Elizabeth Austin


Elizabeth Austin Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg


Elizabeth Austin is a Partner at Kelley Kronenberg, focusing her practice on general liability and first-party property insurance defense.   

Her extensive legal expertise includes insurance defense, subrogation, premises liability, first-party property, trucking liability, workers’ compensation, professional liability, construction law, family law, and personal injury. Her skillful management of lawsuits, from initial pleading to settlement or trial, attests to her ability to handle complex litigation independently. 

Elizabeth graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications, specializing in Journalism/Public Relations, from Louisiana State University. In addition to her primary studies, she minored in History and French. She furthered her education at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, where she obtained her Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Law. Elizabeth was an active member of the Moot Court Board and gained valuable trial advocacy experience during her time at the law school. Her dedication and proficiency in her studies were recognized when she was awarded the CALI Award for outstanding performance in Environmental Law and Property Law in Latin America. 

Known for her exceptional legal expertise, Elizabeth has been recognized as a Louisiana Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2017 and 2018. She was also named an Acadiana Top Lawyer in 2017. These recognitions further highlight her commitment to delivering exceptional legal service to her clients. 

  • Louisiana 
  • Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 2005 
  • Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, B.C.L., 2005 
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 2000  

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Accolades, Associations & News

  • Super Lawyers Magazine, Louisiana “Rising Stars,” 2017 – 2018  
  • Acadiana Top Lawyer, 2017 
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member 
  • Federal Bar Association, Member 
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member