Elizabeth L. Jenkins

Elizabeth L. Jenkins

Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Phone:
412-246-9235
Fax:
412-863-7803
Email:
Elizabeth Jenkins was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She earned her bachelor's degree in Political Science and minors in English and Communication from the University of Pittsburgh in 1994, and her law degree from Duquesne University in 2000. Ms. Jenkins began her career in medical malpractice and insurance defense work. In 2005 Ms. Jenkins began representing plaintiffs in medical malpractice and catastrophic injury cases. Since that time she has represented many plaintiffs with serious injuries resulting from medical negligence. Ms. Jenkins is an experienced litigator and has negotiated many settlements for her clients and has obtained settlements in excess of $1,000,000.00. She joined the firm in 2014 where she has devoted her practice medical negligence, catastrophic injury, intentional torts actions and contract actions.

Areas of Practice

  • 95% Medical Malpractice
  • 5% Catastrophic Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2015

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2000
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • B.S - 1994
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Communication & English Literature

Classes/Seminars

  • Torts for Paralegals, Duquesne University, 2008

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member, 2000 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 2000 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2000 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1998 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2000 - Present
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2000 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Dennis M. Blackwell, Law Clerk/Associate, 1994 - 2001
  • Gaca Matis Baum & Rizza, Associate, 2001 - 2005
  • Rosen Louik & Perry PC, Associate Attorney, 2005 - 2014

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi