Honored by the Houston Business Journal in 2012 as the Outstanding Solo General Counsel of the Year, Elizabeth F. York serves as General Counsel for Johnson Development Corp., a Houston-based developer of residential communities and commercial properties. Ms. York brings 20-plus years of real estate experience to her role, having previously worked with the law firms of Shannon, Martin, Finkelstein and Sayre, P.C. in Houston and Clifford Chance, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Ms. York received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University and her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Houston. She is a member of numerous local organizations including the Greater Houston Partnership, CREW Houston, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council and the Houston Bar Association, for which she has served as chair of the real estate section.