As general counsel, Elisha 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 of experience at the firm, with a background in litigation and employment law, including jury and bench trials in federal and state courts.

Elisha serves as an ex officio member of the Executive Committee and also serves on the Board of the DLA Piper Foundation.