El Paso

221 N. Kansas, Suite 1700
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 915.533.4424
Fax: 915.546.5360


2905 San Gabriel St, Suite 205, 
Austin, TX 78705
Phone: 512.320.5466
Fax: 512.320.5431

Las Cruces

3800 E. Lohman Ave., Suite C
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Phone: 575.527.0023
Fax: 915.546.5360

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Elisa Samaniego

Email: elisa.samaniego@kempsmith.com
Telephone: 915-533-4424 / Fax: 915-546-5360

Elisa Samaniego is an associate attorney in the firm’s Business Department. Her area of practice includes corporate and business, real estate, estate planning and probate. Elisa began her legal career in Kemp Smith’s trial department defending insurance carriers in bad faith litigation, representing insurance carriers on behalf of policy holders, and defending employers and insurance carriers under the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act.

A native El Pasoan, Elisa received her B.B.A. in Finance and International Business from the University of Texas at El Paso. She attended Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center on a full tuition scholarship and graduated from LSU Law with a J.D. and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law. Elisa also studied at Universite Jean Moulin in Lyon, France, and earned a Graduate Diploma in European and International Business Law.

Elisa is currently on the board of CASA of El Paso, Progress 321, and the El Paso Young Lawyers Association. She also volunteers for the Sun Bowl Association.




  • LSU Law, J.D. and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law
  • University of Texas at El Paso, B.B.A. Finance and International Business


  • Texas, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas


  • CASA of El Paso Board of Directors
  • Progress 321 Board of Directors 
  • El Paso Young Lawyers Association Board of Directors
  • Sun Bowl Association - Volunteer 
  • UTEP COBA Alumni Network Board