Elisha N. Hawk is a Partner at the firm. Elisha's practice focuses entirely on representing residents who have suffered from abuse or neglect at nursing homes. Elisha has extensive litigation experience and a track record of success in obtaining justice for victims of nursing home abuse and neglect.
Prior to earning her law degree, Elisha completed a Master of Liberal Arts program at Johns Hopkins University. She also taught middle school English for eleven years in the Baltimore area. Elisha graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, with a certificate in Health Law. Following her law school education, she gained legal experience by litigating medical device and pharmaceutical cases.
Elisha has been recognized for her accomplishments in the legal community by numerous outlets. When the multidistrict litigation related to contaminated steroids from New England Compounding Pharmacy was created, Elisha was selected to be the state chair for cases in Maryland. In 2014, she was honored as a "leading woman" by the Maryland Daily Record. She also shares her legal knowledge by authoring articles in various publications including the Maryland Association for Justice's Trial Reporter and the Maryland Daily Record. In addition, Elisha was selected to the Super Lawyers list for 2020 and 2021, previously having been selected to the Rising Star list for years 2013-2018.
Along with her law practice, Ms. Hawk is an incoming chair for the Nursing Home Section of Maryland Association for Justice (MAJ) and the Maryland Association for Justice Foundation. She served as President of MAJ from 2017-2018, and she remains active in the organization. Prior to leading the organization as its President, she served as Section Chair for New Lawyers. The New Lawyers Section was voted Section of the Year two years in a row under her leadership from 2013-2015. Elisha is focusing her leadership efforts now with the Maryland Association for Justice Foundation, where she serves as Secretary. However, she continues to be active in both organizations, with particular interest in community outreach. She regularly gives distracted driving presentations to area high school students as part of MAJ’s work with ENDDD.org.