Ellen is a 2011 graduate of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. She joined Eccleston & Wolf as an Associate in September 2019, after working for two years at a firm in Baltimore City, where she defended complex premises liability cases involving toxic exposures. She also served as Staff Attorney at the Department of Budget and Management, Office of the Maryland Attorney General, where she litigated collection matters on behalf of the State. Additionally, Ellen served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Albert W. Northrop in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County.
Prior to her career in law, Ellen spent ten years as a television news journalist. She served as an anchor and/or reporter in Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Missouri, Reno, Nevada, Davenport, Iowa, and Elko, Nevada.
She started her professional career as a corporate management trainee upon graduating from the University of Chicago.