Elisha has an active pro bono practice focusing on disability rights.
United States v. Benjamin Chow Lead counsel in the successful investigation and two-week trial of the founder of a billion-dollar private equity investment firm for insider trading. United States v. David Bergstein Co-lead counsel in the successful investigation and month-long trial of film financier for investment adviser fraud, securities fraud, and conspiracy charges. United States v. Craig Carton Co-lead counsel in the successful investigation and two-week trial of radio personality for securities fraud, wire fraud, and conspiracy. United States v. Mahmoud Thiam Lead counsel in the successful cross-border investigation and two-week trial of former minister of mines for the Republic of Guinea for money laundering charges relating to FCPA and foreign bribery violations. United States v. Asim Hameedi, et al. Co-lead counsel in the successful investigation and prosecution of doctors, physician’s assistant, and other medical personnel for healthcare fraud, including fraudulent billing practices, anti-kickback violations, HIPAA violations, and money laundering. United States v. Hi Jong Lee, et al. Co-lead counsel in the successful investigation and three-week trial of pharmacy owner and pharmacist for narcotics distribution and structuring financial transactions to avoid currency reporting requirements. United States v. Anthony Cuti Lead appellate counsel in complex forfeiture litigation against former Duane Reade CEO convicted for falsely reporting company income and conspiring to commit securities fraud. United States v. Joseph Meli Co-lead counsel in the successful investigation and prosecution of founder of investment firm for securities fraud in connection with the founder’s $100 million fraud scheme. United States v. Jason Rhodes Lead counsel in the successful investigation and prosecution of cofounder of $25 million hedge fund for securities fraud, wire fraud, and investment advisor fraud. United States v. Emil Rensing Lead counsel in the successful investigation and prosecution of chief technology officer of a major cable television network for wire fraud and embezzlement. Successfully represented senior executive of a publicly traded technology company in connection with an SEC investigation of accounting fraud, securities fraud, and FCPA violations. Successfully represented high-level executive under investigation by the SEC for insider trading. The SEC formally determined not to proceed with any enforcement action and closed its investigation. Represented senior executives of large financial institution in SEC investigation relating to insider securities transactions and failure to file appropriate SEC reports. Conducted internal investigation on behalf of mid-sized, publicly traded corporation stemming from allegations of misstatements in SEC filings. Successfully represented chief medical officer of large healthcare staffing company in connection with a Department of Justice healthcare fraud investigation.