Mr. Ellis graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude, in 2001 and Brooklyn Law School in 2005. He trained as an intern in multiple prosecutors’ offices including the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. He began practicing law in 2005 at Simon & Partners LLP before joining Jacob Laufer, P.C. in 2011.
Mr. Ellis’s work has yielded many successful outcomes, including these representative cases:
Over his fifteen year career, Mr. Ellis has represented – in various capacities – large organizations (including a hospital chain, several well regarded charitable and religious organizations, and a municipality), executives at substantial companies (including a Fortune 500 company), noted figures (including a prominent New York politician), and clients in noteworthy and newsworthy cases (including cases brought by 9/11 detainees, cases alleging sexual abuse within religious institutions, organized crime, and murder.)
Mr. Ellis served on the Criminal Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He also served as Team Leader on multiple volunteering projects for New York Cares.
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2005
CALI Award for Excellence in Commercial Arbitration
CALI Award for Excellence in the Federal Prosecutor’s Clinic
University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts & Sciences, B.A., History and English, 2002
New York State 2006
New Jersey 2005
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York 2007
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York 2007
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey 2006
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