Leigh A. J. Ellis

Leigh A. J. Ellis

Leigh A. J. Ellis is a partner in our Harrisburg office.
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Leigh A. J. Ellis, Esq. joined Cipriani & Werner as a partner in our Harrisburg Office in 2015.  Mr. Ellis is a 1985 graduate of McGill University, Montreal, Canada.  He received his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law in 1988.  He was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar that same year and is currently admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania State Courts, the United States District Courts for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Ellis tried his first case before a jury within months of graduation from law school as an Assistant Public Defender in Dauphin County, PA.  In 1991, he began civil practice defending general liability, products liability and medical malpractice cases.  In 1993, he began exclusively defending healthcare providers in medical malpractice cases and licensing issues and has continued to do so for the last 25 years.  Mr. Ellis has co-founded the law firms of Ellis & Porr, P.C. and, most recently, Foulkrod Ellis, P.C.  He has been invited to lecture on multiple healthcare topics throughout Central Pennsylvania. 

Mr. Ellis currently resides in York, Pennsylvania with his wife, Cindy, and their two dogs.