Partner Tara D. Elliott is one of 40 attorneys named as a 2015 Washington DC Rising Star by The National Law Journal. This annual competition honors the top legal talent under the age of 40 who have influenced their practice areas and demonstrated strong leadership qualities while building a robust book of business and remaining active in the community.
Elliott is a seasoned trial-court and appellate lawyer with extensive experience handling high-stakes intellectual property disputes. She has a unique combination of private practice and government experience that provides distinctive value for her clients. She handles multi-million dollar matters involving patent infringement and corporate litigation concerning breaches of fiduciary duties, trade secrets, e-commerce and cybersecurity, among other issues.
Serving as the lead counsel for major clients, including Fortune 500 companies, the journal focused on her most recent work for clients against patent-holding companies.
Elliott currently serves on the Federal Circuit's Lawyers' Advisory Council. She is also a director of the Christiana Care Health System in Delaware, where she serves at the chair of the governance committee.
Elliott's profile was published by the journal on September 14, 2015.