Philippa V. Ellis - Owen, Gleaton, Egan, Jones & Sweeney, LLP

Philippa V. Ellis

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 404-688-2600

Philippa Ellis has a defense litigation background in the fields of insurance, product liability, corporate and business owners liability, and commercial disputes. Her practice also includes handling all aspects of contract law and providing general counsel for corporations and business owners. She graduated magna cum laude from Langston University in 1985 with a B.S. degree. Ms. Ellis obtained her J.D. degree in 1988 from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where she earned an American Jurisprudence Award and was a member of the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity.

She has handled matters in all courts including federal, state courts and before administrative agencies, at the trial and appellate levels.  She is a member of the Product Liability Advisory Council, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association, National Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, International Association of Defense Counsel, Defense Research Institute, Litigation Counsel of America, and the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance.  Ms. Ellis has been recognized as one of Georgia's Super Lawyers, 2006-2013, and a Georgia Super Lawyer-Corporate Counsel Edition, 2007 and 2009.  She has been included in the 2012 and 2013 editions of The Best Lawyers in America®, receiving recognition in the area of Product Liability Litigation - Defendants.

Past News Stories About Ms. Ells:

Ellis Serves as NITA Faculty

Named to 2013 Georgia Super Lawyers List

Ellis Speaks at NLRB Black History Month Event

Owen Gleaton Attorneys Honored in 2012 Georgia Super Lawyers

Ellis Receives DRI and NITA Leadership Appointments

Owen, Gleaton, Ellis Named to The Best Lawyers in America

Ellis Speaks at DRI Product Liability Conference

Ellis Wins Two Defense Verdicts for Ford Motor Company

Nine OG Attorneys Listed in 2011 Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine

Ellis Wins Defense Verdict for Ford Motor Company

Ellis Speaks on Federal Preemption

Georgia Super Lawyers, 2007

Georgia Super Lawyers, 2008

Ellis on Automotive Discovery Issues

Georgia Super Lawyers, 2009

Ellis, Baker Win Product Case Based on CPSA Pre-Emption

Ellis speaks at DRI Product Liability and ABA Litigation Section Conferences

Gleaton, Ellis Elected to LCA

Ellis Speaks at Stanford Law

Ellis, Bingham, Baker & Reading Win

Ellis Speaks on Daubert Issues


Client Comments

"Philippa Ellis is outstanding, responsive, and a great team member."

"Philippa Ellis sets the bar very high for herself and those she works with. She is the standard that I use when evaluating firms in other parts of the country. She is always well prepared, timely in her communications, and well respected by all. I look forward to working with her on PL matters and have engaged the firm to do other work as well because of her level of commitment and attention to detail."

Office Location

1180 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 3000
Atlanta, GA 30309
United States


Practice Areas

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants