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Tucker Ellis Promotes Elisabeth Arko and David Bernstein to Counsel

December 31, 2021

Firm News

Tucker Ellis Promotes Elisabeth Arko and David Bernstein to Counsel

December 31, 2021

Tucker Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that it has promoted Elisabeth Arko and David Bernstein to counsel effective January 1, 2022.

“At Tucker Ellis, we promote our attorneys to the level of counsel when they have shown mastery of substantive skills, consistently attained a high level of client satisfaction, and met significant goals,” said Tucker Ellis Managing Partner Joe Morford. “We recognize these achievements in Elisa and David, but equally important is the commitment they share with our firm to always strive to provide a different and better law firm experience to our clients. We’re proud of their accomplishments, and we look forward to watching their careers continue to thrive.”

Elisabeth Arko is a general litigator with a specific focus on product liability defense and appellate matters. She develops and implements strategies to meet clients’ goals at every phase of litigation, including consultation, discovery, dispositive motion practice, expert development, trial, and appeals. Applying this experience and strategic mindset, Ms. Arko distills complex legal issues into clear, concise themes and advocacy that are conveyed throughout the case in both federal and state courts across the country. She has also used these skills to handle and assist with multiple appeals, including preparing briefs and oral arguments. Ms. Arko received her law degree summa cum laude from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and her undergraduate degree from Ashland University.

David Bernstein defends companies and professionals in complex civil litigation involving professional liability, intellectual property, products liability and other commercial disputes. He works closely with pharmaceutical and medical device companies, hospitals, medical professionals, and insurance companies both in and out of the courtroom to achieve optimal outcomes in each case. Mr. Bernstein has experience defending clients involved in Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program, and he advises clients on the regulatory landscape of the legal CBD and industrial hemp industry. Mr. Bernstein received his law degree cum laude from Washington University School of Law and his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from The Ohio State University.

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