Elisa M. Boody

Associate
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

PRACTICE AREAS

Premises Liability

Products Liability

Pharmaceutical Liability

Employment Law

BAR ADMISSIONS

Pennsylvania, 2014

New Jersey, 2014

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2015

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2015

EDUCATION

The Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Drexel University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Juris Doctorate, Health Law Concentration with Honors, 2014

Vanderbilt University Nashville, Tennessee

Bachelor of Science, Medicine, Health & Society, 2011

ASSOCIATIONS

Philadelphia Bar Association

American Health Lawyers Association

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

AWARDS

Dean’s Merit Scholarship

Best Performance – Comparative Law

University of Maryland Health Law Regulatory Compliance Competition, 2nd Place

Elisa focuses her legal practice in the areas of premises liability, products liability, and employment law for corporate clients, including one of the nation’s largest retailers. Elisa handles cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey in both state and federal court. Elisa manages her own caseload and handles all aspects of her cases including pleadings, discovery, motion practice, arbitrations, and trials.

Prior to joining McDonnell & Associates, Elisa worked for a mid-sized, multi-disciplined commercial litigation firm, concentrating her practice in Health Care law and the False Claims Act. She is experienced with legal issues relating to Medicare and Medicaid as well as Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark, EMTALA, and HIPAA. Elisa worked on all aspects of litigation including discovery and e-discovery, government disclosures, depositions, and motion practice. In addition to health care, she worked on matters related to employment and labor.

Prior to going into private practice, Elisa completed a Public Service Fellowship with the Pennsylvania Health Law Project, a non-profit organization providing free legal services to Pennsylvania residents having difficulty accessing publicly funded health care coverage and services.

Elisa earned her Juris Doctor from Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law, where she completed a Concentration in Health Law with Honors. She received recognition for Best Class Performance and for Pro Bono Service for volunteering to draft healthcare powers of attorney and living wills with the Hahnemann Medical-Legal Partnership. Elisa earned her bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University in Medicine, Health & Society.

Elisa is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey.

United States ex rel. Bergman v. Abbott Laboratories, 2:09-cv-04264 (E.D. Pa.)

United States ex rel. Nevyas v. Allergan Inc., 2:09-cv-00432 (E.D. Pa.)

Williams v. SEPTA, et al., 2:17-cv-05463 (E.D. Pa.)

United States ex rel. Lutz v. Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc., et al., No. 9:14-cv-00230 (D.S.C.)

Publications

“Puerto Rico Establishes its own False Claims Act,” False Claims Act – Whistleblowers Blog, August 2018

“Where Does Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Stand on the False Claims Act?” False Claims Act – Whistleblowers Blog, July 2018

“PA Court Declares Contractors Lack Standing to Challenge P3 Contracts,” Breaking Ground Magazine, November/December 2017 Issue

“3D Printing is Changing Construction,” Construction Legal Edge, Summer 2017

PRACTICE AREAS

Premises Liability

Products Liability

Pharmaceutical Liability

Employment Law

BAR ADMISSIONS

Pennsylvania, 2014

New Jersey, 2014

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2015

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2015

EDUCATION

The Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Drexel University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Juris Doctorate, Health Law Concentration with Honors, 2014

Vanderbilt University Nashville, Tennessee

Bachelor of Science, Medicine, Health & Society, 2011

ASSOCIATIONS

Philadelphia Bar Association

American Health Lawyers Association

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

AWARDS

Dean’s Merit Scholarship

Best Performance – Comparative Law

University of Maryland Health Law Regulatory Compliance Competition, 2nd Place

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