Attorney Bio

Mary Ann Hisel spent seven years in the business world as an HR professional and seven years honing her legal skills in a global law firm prior to opening the Hisel Law Firm PLLC. Ms. Hisel represents employers in connection with administrative proceedings, including those involving the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Texas Workforce Commission-Human Rights Division. Ms. Hisel has successfully litigated claims involving race, national origin, sex, age and disability discrimination, and retaliation cases under Title VII, as well as under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disability Act, and Chapter 21 of the Texas Labor Code. Ms. Hisel has also developed a specialty in advising on general governance issues and litigating labor and employment matters for public entities, including school districts, colleges and universities, municipalities, and cities. Ms. Hisel is admitted into the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas.

Ms. Hisel is a member of the San Antonio Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas School Law and Labor and Employment Sections, and the Texas Council of School Attorneys (CSA). Ms. Hisel is also active in the local community as a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), the San Antonio Human Resources Management Association (SAHRMA), the San Antonio Greater and North Chambers of Commerce, serves as a member of the NW Area Business Council, is a Leadership San Antonio Graduate (2002-2003), and is a Paul Harris fellow in the Stone Oak Rotary Club.

Ms. Hisel received her B.A. degree from Texas A&M University and her J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law where she served as an editor for The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Minority Issues.

Mary Ann Hisel