Ellise M. Washington is the Founder and Principal Attorney of EMW LAW, LLC, a client-focused law firm whose primary objective is to think outside the box to serve its clients in a smart, innovative, and professional manner. A true Fairfield and Birmingham native, Attorney Washington attended Fairfield High Preparatory School, Birmingham-Southern College, and Samford University's Cumberland School of Law.
To date, Attorney Washington has tried and/or settled a large number of cases to the satisfaction of her clients. As an accomplished attorney, she has received a number of accolades and awards including being named to the National Black Lawyers Top 40 under 40, a Birmingham Top Attorney by Birmingham Magazine, a Super Lawyers Rising Star, and is the inaugural recipient of the White & Case LLP Circle of Excellence Award given annually to an outstanding young lawyer in the National Bar Association.
Attorney Washington's community involvement includes active participation in various volunteer bar associations such as the American Bar Association and the National Bar Association, pro bono law clinics, and nonprofit boards such as the YWCA Junior Board.
Attorney Washington is an Adjunct Professor at Jefferson State Community College where she teaches a Paralegal Certificate course.
Attorney Washington is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Inc., Omicron Omega Chapter, and she enjoys reading, writing, planning events, and spending quality time with family