Elizabeth Catalano
Philadelphia Office

1735 Market Street
21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7505

P: 215-772-7231
F: 215-731-7620


Elizabeth Catalano is an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department, where she handles products liability cases, commercial disputes, intellectual property matters, cases involving environmental regulations, and catastrophic sports injury matters.  She is also a contributor to Montgomery McCracken’s Sports Medicine and the Law quarterly newsletter.

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, where she represented clients in a Social Security Disability appeal hearing and counseled on guardianship issues. As a summer associate at Montgomery McCracken, Elizabeth participated as a Certified Legal Intern in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s Supervision to Aid Reentry Program (STAR), where she successfully represented a participant in traffic court proceedings.

Selected Publications

  • Co-author, “Navigating A New Gauntlet: Pro Sports Leagues Adapt to Marijuana Legalization,” Sports Medicine and the Law, Spring 2020
  • Co-author, “Claims of Constitutional Violations Dismissed in Student Athlete Wrongful Death Case, Giordano v. School Board,” Sports Medicine and the Law, Winter 2020
  • Co-author, “DOL Provides Opinions on Non-Discretionary Bonuses, Per-Project Payments, and Public Agency FMLA Eligibility,” January 10, 2020
  • Co-author, “Exercise As Punishment? Drop and Give Me 20… Hundred Thousand Dollars,” Sports Medicine and the Law, October 25, 2019

Academic Achievements

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 Review as well as a Teaching Assistant. She received her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, in Political Science with a minor in Writing & Rhetoric from Colgate University