Elanor A. Mulhern


Tel 215.864.8393
Fax 215.864.8999

Elanor A. Mulhern handles complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on consumer finance litigation and defending individual and class action lawsuits brought by consumers in the area of data and privacy security. In addition, Elanor has experience in civil ligation related to patents, trademark, copyright, and contract litigation. In 2014, she participated in a multimillion dollar federal court trial disputing the reasonable royalty rates on standards essential patents.  

Pro Bono Experience

Elanor maintains an active pro bono practice. Most recently she obtained clemency for a federal inmate through the Clemency Project 2014.

Judicial Internships/Externships

California Northern District Court, Pro Se extern, summer 2009


Co-author, “Ninth Circuit Rejects Implied '"Ascertainability'" Requirement for Class Certification,” Ballard Spahr alert, January 9, 2017

Co-author, "U.S. Supreme Court Ponders Whether an Unaccepted Rule 68 Offer Can Moot a Plaintiff's Claims as It Hears Argument in Gomez," Ballard Spahr alert, October 22, 2015

Note, Market Access in China—Publications & Audiovisual Materials: A Moral Victory with a Silver Lining, 25 BERKELEY TECH. L.J. 279, 2010

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D. 2011)
Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, certificate; California Law Review, executive editor; Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, Fellow; Berkeley Technology Law Journal, student note adviser; research assistant

Stanford University (M.A., Modern European History, 2004)

Middlebury College, Russian Language School (Advanced Russian, 2001)

University of California, Berkeley (B.A., History, Dramatic Arts, 2000, magna cum laude)



U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania