Rona Eli


  • Rona Eli
  • Phone: +1 213 689 7443

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    865 South Figueroa Street, Suite 3100
    Los Angeles, CA 90017-5450

Rona Eli is a trial attorney with experience litigating products liability, general liability, and complex insurance coverage disputes in state and federal courts. She has represented corporate clients and insurance companies in matters involving catastrophic injuries, toxic torts, construction defects, environmental pollution/contamination, premises liability, and professional liability.

Ms. Eli is a 2013 cum laude graduate of Suffolk University Law School and a graduate of the University of Rochester. While at Suffolk, Ms. Eli was a member of the Family Advocacy Clinic, where she represented indigent clients and victims of domestic violence in family court proceedings. She is fluent in Mandarin.


  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts


  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2013
  • University of Rochester, B.A., 2010


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2021-present
  • Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP
    - Associate
  • Campbell Trial Lawyers
    - Associate

Professional Activities

  • Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts
  • Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association

Honors and Awards

  • Named to Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch," 2024
  • Jurisprudence Award for highest grade in Antitrust Law
  • Jurisprudence Award for highest grade in Constitutional Law

Representative Matters

  • Secured a complete victory in an arbitration proceeding involving the purchase and sale of a commercial property, where the buyer brought claims for breach of contract and specific performance. The arbitrator rejected every one of claimant’s theories of recovery and found for the client on all claims, also awarding attorney’s fees and costs to the client.