MARY E. KOHART JOINS ELLIOTT GREENLEAF
Mary E. Kohart, Esq. has joined Elliott Greenleaf & Siedzikowski, P.C., working from the Firm’s Philadelphia and Blue Bell offices. A winning trial lawyer, she has tried to verdict over 25 jury trials involving complex business litigations, trade secrets, class actions, employment, antitrust, healthcare, products liability, medical devices and environmental torts. Mary has also argued hundreds of motions before federal and state trial and appellate courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She recently successfully defended a manufacturer of mammography equipment in a New Jersey court under that state’s unfair trade practices act.
Elliott Greenleaf’s Chairman and CEO, John M. Elliott, stated: “Mary, a recognized leader in courtrooms and boardrooms, is an invaluable asset to our trial teams, who are currently involved in significant litigations not only throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, but also in Florida, California, Illinois, Wisconsin and other jurisdictions. She is a highly skilled trial lawyer, respected by judges, lawyers, clients, and opponents for her successful advocacy and trial skills.”
Mary graduated with honors from Gettysburg College and Syracuse University College of Law, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif and Law Review. She then clerked for Judge Malcolm Muir in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and has been repeatedly recognized as a Top 100 Superlawyer in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, joining several Elliott Greenleaf lawyers who have won this recognition.
A member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars, and a member of the ABA Committees on Securities Litigation and Antitrust, Mary is involved in professional and civic activities throughout the region. She has served as chair of the Committee of Seventy and is currently on its executive board. Mary served on the adjunct faculty at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, where she taught M.B.A. candidates, and has also taught at Temple University. A member of the board of the Philadelphia branch of the American Civil Liberties Union, Mary presently serves as the Chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania. She and her husband are the parents of three children, and live in Lower Gwynedd, PA.