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Emmanuel Almaraz

Associate

Heritage Plaza
1111 Bagby Street
Suite 2100
Houston, TX 77002
emmanuel.almaraz@nelsonmullins.com

Emmanuel focuses his practice on commercial litigation. He has experience handling litigation matters for a wide range of clients, including individuals, businesses ranging from small partnerships to Fortune 500 companies, and governmental entities. With a deep understanding of commercial disputes, Emmanuel handles complex cases involving breach of contract, corporate controversies, shareholder rights, construction, and commercial...

Emmanuel focuses his practice on commercial litigation. He has experience handling litigation matters for a wide range of clients, including individuals, businesses ranging from small partnerships to Fortune 500 companies, and governmental entities. With a deep understanding of commercial disputes, Emmanuel handles complex cases involving breach of contract, corporate controversies, shareholder rights, construction, and commercial landlord-tenant disputes.

His legal career began as a prosecutor in Chicago, where he gained invaluable trial experience by first- and second-chairing jury trials, litigating dozens of hearings and bench trials, and drafting several appellate respondent briefs. Combining his courtroom experience with a comprehensive grasp of commercial law, Emmanuel is committed to achieving favorable outcomes for clients in complex legal challenges.

landlord-tenant disputes.

His legal career began as a prosecutor in Chicago, where he gained invaluable trial experience by first- and second-chairing jury trials, litigating dozens of hearings and bench trials, and drafting several appellate respondent briefs. Combining his courtroom experience with a comprehensive grasp of commercial law, Emmanuel is committed to achieving favorable outcomes for clients in complex legal challenges.

Emmanuel focuses his practice on commercial litigation. He has experience handling litigation matters for a wide range of clients, including individuals, businesses ranging from small partnerships to Fortune 500 companies, and governmental entities. With a deep understanding of commercial disputes, Emmanuel handles complex cases involving breach of contract, corporate controversies, shareholder rights, construction, and commercial... landlord-tenant disputes.

His legal career began as a prosecutor in Chicago, where he gained invaluable trial experience by first- and second-chairing jury trials, litigating dozens of hearings and bench trials, and drafting several appellate respondent briefs. Combining his courtroom experience with a comprehensive grasp of commercial law, Emmanuel is committed to achieving favorable outcomes for clients in complex legal challenges.

Experience

The following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Previous Professional Experience

  • Commercial Litigation Associate, Houston-based national full-service business firm (2023–2024)
  • Litigation Associate, Texas-based litigation firm (2022–2023)
  • Assistant State’s Attorney, Cook County (Chicago) (2018–2021)

Languages

  • Spanish

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, JD (2018)
  • Northern Illinois University, BA (2014)

Admissions

  • Texas
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Practice Areas

  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Houston