Labor & Employment


The State Bar of California
San Diego County Bar Association
American Bar Association

University of San Diego




Elyssa Kulas joined Ferris & Britton in the summer of 2015 as a law clerk.  During law school, she worked with the firm’s litigation team, and she currently works with both the transactional and litigation departments.

In 2014, Elyssa graduated from Loyola University Chicago with Bachelor of Science degrees in Political Science and Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish.  She spent all four years as a member of the NCAA Division I women’s soccer team.  She left Chicago to pursue her legal education in California.

At the University of San Diego School of Law, Elyssa was a writer on the International Law Journal and a member of the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (VICAM) team, where she had the opportunity to travel to Hong Kong, China, to participate in an international arbitration competition.  Elyssa clerked for the United States Attorneys Office in the Civil Division and volunteered for the University of San Diego’s Small Claims Clinic.  Elyssa took many courses focusing on trial work and was awarded the Civil Litigation Concentration.

In her free time, Elyssa enjoys playing soccer, traveling, spending time with family, and playing with her puppy, Chloe.

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