Akilah Craig

Akilah F. Craig


Akilah Craig defends employers in and before federal and state courts and administrative agencies on claims arising under various employment statutes, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act and their state law counterparts. She also counsels clients on a wide range of employment matters, including employment of minors, federal and state law wage and hour requirements, internal investigations, and discharge and discipline of employees.

Akilah has presented seminars on workplace civility, restrictive covenants and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Akilah has additional experience in representing large corporations, small family businesses and individuals in matters involving tort and contract claims.

  • J.D., Baylor University School of Law, 2012
  • B.A., Franklin & Marshall College, 2009
Bar Admissions
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, National Employment Law Counsel
    • Trustee, Houston Young Lawyers Foundation
    • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
    • Fellow, Houston Young Lawyers Foundation
    • Chair, Association of Women Attorneys Foundation (2021-2022)
    • Board of Directors, Houston Young Lawyers Association (2018-2020)
Awards & Recognitions
    • Named, Top 40 Under 40 in Texas, The National Black Lawyers (2020)
    • Named, Super Lawyers® Texas Rising Star (2015-2022)
    • Named, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Labor and Employment Law - Management (2022)
Community Leadership
    • Member, Junior League of Houston