Emma A. McElligott

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Business Disputes
  • Contract Matters
  • Fraud
  • Class Actions
  • Medical Malpractice


  • Rutgers School of Law
  • New York University

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Overview

Emma A. McElligott is an associate specializing in civil litigation. Emma handles a broad spectrum of complex matters in both state and federal court including personal injury, business disputes, contract matters, fraud, class actions, and medical malpractice matters. Prior to joining Nagel Rice, Emma clerked for the Honorable Michael V. Cresitello in Middlesex County Superior Court, Civil Division. 

Emma is admitted to practice in New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. She graduated from Rutgers School of Law where she was a Senior Notes and Comments Editor for the Rutgers Law Review.  During law school, she was a law clerk for the New York State United Teachers where she focused on employment disputes. Before law school, Emma graduated cum laude from New York University with a B.A. in English.