Ellen Spalding

Past Chair

Ellen H. Spalding’s practice focuses on all matters concerning public school districts across Texas, including governance, open government, personnel, students, contracts, elections, and litigation.

Ms. Spalding is a frequent speaker at school law conferences and conducts numerous trainings for school districts. Ms. Spalding has also represented private entities in all aspects of employment including counseling and litigation.

Practice Areas

  • Education
  • Labor & Employment


  • University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1999
    • J.D., with honors
  • University of Pennsylvania, 1996
    • B.A., magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals