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Lisa Carney Eldridge

Senior Counsel
fax +1 215.640.8501|+1 609.785.2999

For more than 30 years, Lisa Eldridge has litigated business disputes in state and federal court in a wide range of commercial litigation and employment-related matters. She represents defendants and plaintiffs in breach of contract claims, commercial fraud and business tort litigation, employment matters particularly those involving restrictive covenants and misappropriation of trade secrets/confidential business information. She also handles commercial real estate litigation, trust and estate litigation as well as defends tort claims against municipalities.

Lisa also handles the defense of product liability cases in state and federal court, with an emphasis on the defense of pharmaceutical distributors. She is familiar working within multi-district and multi-county mass tort litigation as well as class action litigation. Lisa has also litigated a variety of transportation matters including cases involving federal preemption and removal issues and has defended personal injury cases on behalf of corporate clients and/or insurance companies.

On behalf of her clients, Lisa has managed bench and jury trials, injunction hearings, and arbitrations. She has also argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Pennsylvania Superior Court as well as in various federal and state courts.

Lisa regularly counsels clients on issues relating to actual or anticipated litigation related to business disputes and employment matters. She will collaborate with her clients to explore creative ways to avoid litigation, if possible, but is confident in handling matters through trial and on appeal. Lisa is the Co-Chair of the Firm’s Restrictive Covenant Group and an active member of the Firm’s Appellate Practice Committee.


J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1991
B.A., magna cum laude, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1988, Phi Beta Kappa


Named among The Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation-Labor and Employment (2023-2024) by Best Lawyers

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Recipient, “40 Under 40” Award, Philadelphia Business Journal, 2002


Clark Hill Appellate Practice Section

Clark Hill Restrictive Covenant Group, Co-Chair

Pro Bono Counsel to Philadelphia Folklore Project

Former Coach and Commissioner Main Line Girls Basketball Association

SPCA/Rescue Volunteer

State Bar Licenses

Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., District of New Jersey
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
U.S. District Ct., M.D. of Pennsylvania
  • “Cashing in on Part-Time: Win-Win Suggestions for Lawyers and their Employers,” The ABA Woman Advocate Newsletter, Winter 2004 edition
  • Presenter, “Planning for Reduction in Force/Change in Control and Severance Issues,” Business Lawyers’ Institute 2009, November 2009
  • Presenter, “Handling Your First Discrimination or Wrongful Termination Case,” PBI’s 14th Annual Business Lawyers’ Institute, November 2008