Elissa Germaine is the Director of the Investor Rights Clinic at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University and an Adjunct Professor of Law. She serves on the Editorial Board of the PIABA Bar Journal. Elissa has also taught legal skills and legal writing at Pace Law and New York Law School.
Before entering legal education, Elissa practiced in the areas of securities litigation and arbitration, government investigations, and complex commercial litigation at Latham & Watkins LLP in San Francisco. She also served as a law clerk for the Honorable John S. Rhoades, Sr. in the United States District Court, Southern District of California.
Elissa received her JD from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law and her BA from Dartmouth College.