John P. Elliott
John P. (“Jack”) Elliott, a shareholder at Elliott Greenleaf and Siedzikowski, P.C., served a two-year Judicial Clerkship with the Honorable Thomas I. Vanaskie, then Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and current member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. During his Clerkship, he worked on a wide range of issues, including complex litigations, civil rights, products liability, discrimination, insurance, as well as bankruptcy appeals and a protracted white-collar, non-jury criminal trial.
Mr. Elliott's practice includes commercial trial and appellate litigation in federal and state courts, with a concentration in healthcare litigation, Lanham Act litigation, contract litigation, class actions, employment litigation (including wage payment class actions and the enforcement of employment agreements and non-compete covenants), ERISA issues, bankruptcy litigation and other complex civil and white-collar criminal cases.
A member of the Bars of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States Supreme Court, his professional associations include the Montgomery, Philadelphia and Lackawanna Bar Associations, the American and Pennsylvania Bar Associations and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Elliott is the President of the Montgomery County Trial Lawyers' Section in 2011. He is also a Hearing Committee member for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
A 1998 graduate of Villanova University School of Law, he worked as a summer judicial clerk for the Honorable James R. Cavanaugh of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.
Jack is a 1989 graduate of The Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, where he was captain of the varsity hockey and baseball teams. He graduated with a B.A. from Georgetown University in 1993, where he was a four year varsity baseball letterman. Mr. Elliott is still actively involved in the Georgetown Community both as a Board member for the Hoyas Unlimited, the fundraising arm for Georgetown athletics and as an alumni interviewer. After graduating from Georgetown, Mr. Elliott interned with the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe ("CSCE") - a bi-partisan Congressional organization that monitors human rights, security and economic development issues in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union. In 1994, he served as a Staff Member with the CSCE Congressional Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, in Vienna, Austria. Mr. Elliott also interned for the Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland) and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee before returning to Pennsylvania to study and practice law.
Jack and his wife Mary Jo live in Blue Bell with their five children. Jack also coaches travel baseball for the Whitpain Recreation Association and St. Helena School and football for the Ambler-Whitpain Trojans.
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