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Lisa C. Eldridge

Senior Counsel
fax +1 215.640.8501|+1 609.785.2999

Lisa Carney Eldridge litigates 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 involving covenants not to compete or solicit, and misappropriation of confidential business information. She also handles intellectual property claims, RICO and ERISA employee benefits litigation.

Lisa also handles the defense of products liability cases in state and federal court, with an emphasis on the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers and distributors. She is familiar working within multi-district and multi-county mass tort litigation. Lisa has also litigated a variety of transportation matters including cases involving federal preemption and removal issues and defends 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 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 a member of the Firm’s Appellate Practice committee.

Education

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

Recognitions

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

Memberships

Commissioner and Coach, Main Line Girls Basketball Association, 2005-present

Planning Committee and Presenter, PBI Lawyers Institute, 2007-present

Volunteer, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, 2005-present

Philadelphia Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

State Bar Licenses

Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Ct., District of New Jersey
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Wisconsin
Articles
  • “Cashing in on Part-Time: Win-Win Suggestions for Lawyers and their Employers,” The ABA Woman Advocate Newsletter, Winter 2004 edition
Presentations
  • 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