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Elisha King

Elisha A. King

Partner and General Counsel

Elisha King is DLA Piper’s General Counsel. She works closely with members of firm leadership, oversees the firm's legal department, and advises firm lawyers and administrative management on firm governance, professional responsibility, and other legal matters. 

Elisha has more than 25 years’ experience at the firm, with a background in litigation and employment law, including jury and bench trials in federal and state courts. She is a member of the firm's Executive Committee and also serves on the board of the DLA Piper Foundation.
Bar admissionsDistrict of ColumbiaMaryland
CourtsUnited States Court of Appeals for the Fourth CircuitUnited States District Court for the District of MarylandUnited States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • J.D., University of Virginia 1997
  • B.S., University of Maryland 1993

Media Mentions

  • "DLA Piper Forms New Management Team After Strong 2020," Law360, March 9, 2021
  • "The Top In-House Hires Of August," Law360, August 31, 2018

Prior Experience

Prior to her legal career, Elisha worked as a news reporter for The Washington Post.