Eva Zelson joined the Zeff Law Firm in 2016, following a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Maryann L. Nergaard in Morris County, New Jersey. During her clerkship, Ms. Zelson became a Court-certified mediator and mediated a variety of cases to successful resolution. She also gained an important understanding of the judicial system.
Ms. Zelson graduated from The University of North Carolina in 2012 and earned her J.D. cum laude from William & Mary in 2015. At her law school graduation, Ms. Zelson was recognized as the top labor and employment student in her graduating class. While in law school, she spent a summer helping to fight for the rights of employees at Community Legal Services of Philadelphia. She also served as a student advocate in the Special Education Advocacy and Domestic Violence Clinics, where she assisted in the representation of vulnerable clients. Ms. Zelson also became skilled in alternative dispute resolution, and was the regional winner and a national semi-finalist in the American Bar Association Representation in Mediation Competition.