Elizabeth Catalano


Elizabeth Catalano is an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. Elizabeth focuses her practice on complex litigation matters involving employment litigation and commercial disputes across a variety of industries.

Elizabeth practices in both federal and state court and has experience at all stages of litigation – from drafting pleadings and facilitating all aspects of pre-trial discovery to arguing dispositive motions.

Elizabeth is a member of Montgomery McCracken’s Hiring Committee, Associate Committee and Summer Associate Committee.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Elizabeth was a law clerk for a local Philadelphia law firm and a Certified Legal Intern in Villanova’s Health Law Clinic.

Elizabeth earned her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as a Student Works Editor on the Villanova Law ReviewShe received her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, in Political Science with a minor in Writing & Rhetoric from Colgate University.

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Business Litigation

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Sexual Misconduct Liability

Montgomery McCracken’s Sexual Misconduct Liability Practice provides comprehensive risk management, investigation, and litigation defense services to an array of clients facing sexual misconduct, assault, harassment, and other abuse-related claims. The […]

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Commercial Litigation

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Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department offers a deep bench of skilled and experienced litigators whose practice areas encompass a broad array of industries and substantive legal disciplines.  Our clients include individuals, […]

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Labor and Employment

Our Labor and Employment Department has extensive experience in all aspects of labor and employment law, and serves employers throughout the United States. We are focused on providing our clients […]

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Catastrophic Sports Injury Defense

Montgomery McCracken’s Catastrophic Sports Injury Defense Practice has a national reputation for its successful representations of colleges, universities, and health care professionals in high-exposure sports-injury cases. We have achieved favorable results […]

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Selected Representations
  • Representing the Plaintiff in Insys Liquidation Trust v. McKesson Corporation in Delaware, including prevailing against a motion to dismiss (see Bill Rochelle’s Daily Wire, July 27, 2021).
  • Represented Illinois school district in case involving student who allegedly sustained traumatic brain injury after school activity bus rolled over.
Selected Speaking Engagements
Selected Publications

Labor and Employment

Catastrophic Sports Injury

Higher Education

Honors & Awards
  • Selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star list in 2022-2023. The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters and a description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or the highest court of any other state.
Community Involvement
  • Member, JDRF Gala and One Walk Committee

Law School

  • Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Undergraduate School

  • Colgate University