Beth Darby is an associate in the Austin office and currently focuses her practice on Title IX litigation. Prior to joining Thompson & Horton, she worked in the University of Texas at Austin Office for Inclusion and Equity and the Texas Tech University System Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, as a resource for matters related to Title VI, VII, and IX, equal opportunity, nondiscrimination, whistleblowing, anti-harassment, retaliation, and other civil rights policies and legislation. Her experience also includes investigations related to allegations of discrimination and harassment as well as policy development and the creation of Affirmative Action Plans. Further, she trained employees and administrators on matters related to Title VI, VII, and IX. While in law school, she also worked part time for the Texas Tech University System Office of General Counsel.

Speeches and Presentations

“Sexual Misconduct Investigation in the #metoo era: Balancing the Competing Rights of Victims and the Accused Under Title IX and Title VII” with Holly McIntush, presented at the 2019 Texas Association of Community College Attorneys conference.

“Title IX in the #metoo Era” with Holly McIntush and Jessica Witte, presented at 2018 Texas Association of School Boards conference.