Ellen Cochran focuses her practice in health law and general litigation. She represents clients in a variety of matters in both state and federal courts. Prior to joining the firm, Ellen served as a judicial clerk for Justice Paul W. Green of the Supreme Court of Texas.


  • Defending health plans against provider claims for payment.
  • Assisting clients involved in government contracting with protecting their confidential and proprietary information from public disclosure through open records requests made under the Texas Public Information Act.
  • Evaluating and analyzing compliance with anti-fraud and abuse statutes and regulations on both state and federal levels (including the Stark Law).


  • Representing clients in civil investigations before governmental agencies.
  • Assisted in briefing to a Texas Court of Appeals regarding a groundwater conservation district’s interpretation of rules regarding permit applications.

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, James McHenry Chapter, San Antonio, TX
  • Travis County Women Lawyers' Association