Elissa C. Reidy

Associate

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  • JD, magna cum laude, 2013; Order of the Coif; executive editor, Michigan Law Review
  • AB, cum laude, Harvard College, 2009

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 2013
  • New York, 2014

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2017
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2014
  • Honorable Stephen A. Higginson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2016 - 2017)
  • Boston Bar Association

Elissa C. Reidy

Associate

Elissa Reidy is a member of the firm’s business and securities litigation group and her practice focuses on complex civil litigation and internal investigations. Elissa Reidy rejoined Ropes & Gray in 2017 following a yearlong clerkship with the Honorable Stephen A. Higginson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Elissa first joined the firm in 2014 after completing a public interest fellowship at a legal services organization.

Elissa graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 2013 where she served as an Executive Editor of the Michigan Law Review and argued a criminal appeal before the Sixth Circuit as a member of the Michigan Appellate Litigation Clinic.

Experience

  • Successfully represented service provider in commercial arbitration against a national bank involving complex indemnification, contract, and tort disputes.  
  • Successfully represented Astra Tech, Inc. (n/k/a as Dentsply IH Inc.) in indemnification dispute with Shareholders’ Agent over disposition of escrow fund following 2008 merger and related case brought by majority shareholders.
  • Conducted internal investigations for multinational pharmaceutical and medical device company and advised on compliance issues.
  • Represented electronics manufacturer in multidistrict antitrust class-action litigation. 
  • Advised regional hospital systems on antitrust compliance issues.
  • Represented pro bono clients in immigration, family law, and small claims matters.