Elissa A. Wagner



Ms. Wagner has represented clients in a variety of litigation matters, including intellectual property, contract, and other commercial disputes. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana (B.A., summa cum laude, 1997, Phi Beta Kappa) and the Law School at the University of Chicago (J.D., with honors, 2000), where she was the recipient of the Joseph Henry Beale Award for Legal Research and Writing. Ms. Wagner was listed in the 2018 and 2019 editions of Best Lawyers in America for her work in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Intellectual Property. She is admitted to practice in California and Arizona.


•PSZJ Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers in America
August 15, 2018
•Thirty-Five PSZJ Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America
August 15, 2017
•Catholic Diocese of Wilmington Emerges From Chapter 11, Sizable Trust Funded for Abuse Survivors
September 2011
•Court Approves Wilmington Diocese Plan
July 29, 2011
•Bankruptcy Court Rules Large Investment Pool Is Property of Wilmington Diocese Chapter 11 Estate
June 2010

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Contracts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
424-281-0553  Phone
310.277.6910  Phone
University Attended:
University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, B.A., summa cum laude, 1997
Law School Attended:
Law School at the University of Chicago, J.D., with honors, 2000
Year of First Admission:
2009, Arizona; 2001, California

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Los Angeles, California

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