Ella Aiken p: 410.951.1420

Ella Aiken practices in Gallagher’s Litigation Group in a wide variety of matters, including commercial litigation, business disputes, property management, health care regulatory matters, intellectual property infringement and enforcement actions, and the defense of medical malpractice claims.  Ella also practices in our Education and Health Law Groups, advising our clients on privacy regulations and intellectual property related concerns.

Ella graduated from Columbia University School of Law where she earned her J.D. in 2011 and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.  Also in 2011, she received her LL.M. in International Criminal Law, cum laude, from the University of Amsterdam Law School.  Ella earned her undergraduate degree from Columbia University in 2007.  Prior to joining Gallagher, Ella practiced civil litigation and intellectual property law in New York City.

Articles and Presentations

  • Co-Author, “Supreme Court to Decide Important Issue In Class-Action Litigation,” Westlaw Journal Environmental, vol. 34 no. 23, 2014

Civic and Charitable Service

  • Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Board of Directors (2016-Present)
  • Itineris, Board of Directors (2018-Present)


Area(s) of Practice

Court Admissions

  • Maryland State Courts
  • New York State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • New York


  • Columbia Law School, JD, 2011
  • University of Amsterdam School of Law, LLM, cum laude, 2011, International Criminal Law
  • Columbia University, BA, 2007