Elizabeth Sher is a trial and appellate lawyer who has represented many long-standing Day Pitney clients in complex commercial claims throughout the U.S. In addition, she has handled professional liability disputes, directors and officers liability defense, and consumer class action defense.
Ms. Sher has represented clients in trials, appeals, and hearings in both state and federal court in New Jersey and New York, as well as the Second Circuit and Third Circuit Court of Appeals. She has also participated in state administrative matters, in applications addressed to the United States Supreme Court, and in motions and trials in the courts of other states, including California, Delaware, and Ohio. In addition to her litigation experience, Ms. Sher has training and experience as a mediator and in representing clients in mediation.
Since May 2018, Ms. Sher has served as Day Pitney’s General Counsel, assisting the firm’s management and personnel with conflicts and ethics issues, risk management and compliance, contract review, and various other legal matters. She also participates extensively in Day Pitney's professional development and training program.
Ms. Sher clerked for The Honorable Leonard I. Garth of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
Recognized with an NJBIZ ICON Award, 2023
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Commercial Litigation, 2006-2024
Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Business Litigation, Appellate, Class Action/Mass Torts, 2005-2023
Recipient of Profiles in Diversity Journal's 18th Annual "Women Worth Watching" Award, 2019
Awarded Robert Keeton Outstanding Teaching Award by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 2014
Selected to the list of Super Lawyers (Thompson Reuters), Corporate Counsel edition, 2010
Chosen for inclusion in The American Lawyer as one of the Top Commercial Litigation Lawyers, 2006
Recognized on Women Attorney Leaders list by the New Jersey Law Journal (ALM Media Properties, LLC), 2003
AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis)
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N.J. State Bar Foundation Speakers Bureau, Volunteer
Rutgers University School of Law (Newark), adjunct faculty, 1999-2000
Seton Hall University School of Law (Newark), adjunct faculty, 2000