Felicia Ellsworth has built a distinguished portfolio of work in the Litigation/Controversy Practice Group as a member of both the Appellate & Supreme Court Litigation Group and Business Trial Group. Her trial practice focuses on high-stakes complex commercial litigation in both state and federal courts, and her appellate practice spans both civil and criminal matters in the state and federal appeals courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States.
Ms. Ellsworth has counseled numerous clients in commercial disputes on issues including patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, contract law, civil procedure, real property disputes, tort law, administrative law and procedure, and constitutional law. She has also counseled and represented clients in both civil and criminal appeals involving patent infringement, contract law, constitutional law, and criminal law and procedure. Ms. Ellsworth has represented clients in Massachusetts and other state trial and appellate courts, including the Supreme Judicial Court, in administrative tribunals, as well as in federal district courts and in the United States Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Ninth, Tenth, and Federal Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States. She has argued before both federal and state appeals courts, including the First, Second, and Sixth Circuits and the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
As co-chair of the firm's Pro Bono and Community Service Committee, Ms. Ellsworth also maintains a robust pro bono practice, including representing clients in criminal appeals, immigration proceedings and civil rights actions.