Ellen B. Pilelsky
Cofounder and Senior Partner
Ms. Ellen Pilelsky-Oppenheim began her legal career at the Wall Street litigation firm of Liddle & O'Connor. Upon moving to Florida, Ms. Pilelsky-Oppenheim was associated with the law firm of Thomson, Zeder where she continued to hone her litigation skills.
Subsequently, Ms. Pilelsky-Oppenheim joined the Broward County State Attorney's Office as an Assistant District Attorney, where she handled a high volume of cases and received tremendous courtroom experience.
Currently Ms. Pilelsky serves on the Steering Committee of the National DuPont/Teflon Class Action concerning the alleged deceptive marketing tactics of DuPont involving Teflon pot and pans.
In 1989, Ms. Pilelsky-Oppenheim formed her own law firm, practicing civil litigation and family matters before joining her husband to form Oppenheim Law. Ms. Pilelsky-Oppenheim continues to concentrate on commercial litigation including construction and lien related matters and personal injury.
Ms. Pilelsky-Oppenheim is a summa cum laude with distinction graduate of Boston University with distinctions and a 1986 graduate of the Northwestern University School of Law where she was an Editorial Board member of the Northwestern University Journal of International Law & Business.
She also is active in the community. Ms. Pilelsky-Oppenheim continues to serve on the Board of Directors of the B'nai Aviv synagogue and is its former general counsel. She is also a member of the Broward County Bar Association, and former member of the Broward Women Lawyers Association, Hadassah and National Association of Women Business Owners.
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