Elisha A. King
Partner and General Counsel
More than 25 years of experience in litigation and employment law, professional responsibility, and administrative management.
Elisha King is DLA Piper’s general counsel. She 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.
Areas of FocusEmploymentLitigation, Arbitration and Investigations
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
- "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 to her legal career, Elisha worked as a news reporter for The Washington Post.