Elisha N. Hawk focuses her practice on medical malpractice. Prior to joining Dugan, Babij, Tolley & Kohler in April 2016, Ms. Hawk worked on pharmaceutical and medical device litigations. As a result of her efforts to bring justice to her clients, Ms. Hawk was selected to be the State Chair for Maryland cases by the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for the New England Compounding Pharmacy MDL. Ms. Hawk has been honored by the Maryland Daily Record as a 2014 Leading Woman, and by the Maryland Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 2013-2018.
Ms. Hawk graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2008 with a Certificate in Health Law. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Hawk taught middle school English. She taught for six years in Baltimore City Public Schools and for five years at Calvert School. She also completed a Master of Liberal Arts program at Johns Hopkins University before deciding to earn her law degree.
In addition to being an active member of the Maryland Association for Justice, serving as President from 2017-2018, Ms. Hawk is also active in the community. She is committed to issues of homelessness and eliminating barriers to access to justice. She has served on the Advisory Board for Back on My Feet Baltimore, and currently serves as Secretary of the Maryland Association for Justice Foundation. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, their four kids and three dogs.