Elyse A. MacNamara

Elyse A. MacNamara is an associate attorney at Carlson & Jayakumar, LLP, where she practices all aspects of employment law and related litigation. Ms. MacNamara has extensive experience in a broad array of business litigation matters involving trade secrets, contract and business disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and misrepresentation, government contract disputes, and international commercial matters. She handles matters at every stage of litigation, from case inception to appeal. She has also participated in arbitrations before the International Chamber of Commerce and American Arbitration Association.

Ms. MacNamara received her Juris Doctorate from American University Washington College of Law, where she served as the Note and Comment Editor for the American University Law Review. She attended Wake Forest University on a Presidential Scholarship in Debate, and earned her B.A. in Political Science and Spanish.

Prior to joining Carlson & Jayakumar, Ms. MacNamara worked at a Washington, DC-based litigation firm, handling commercial and white-collar criminal matters across the country, in both state and federal courts, as well as internationally. She is licensed to practice law in California, Florida, and the District of Columbia.

American University Washington College of Law (J.D., 2013)
Wake Forest University (B.A., Political Science and Spanish, 2010)

Associate, Carlson & Jayakumar, LLP, 2020-Present
Attorney, Marino Finley, LLP, 2013-2020

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