​​​​​​​Attorney Christine T. Elzer has a wide range of experience in employment litigation and counseling. She is also a frequent lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, where she instructs other attorneys on employment law topics. In addition, she has presented on advanced employment law topics to national audiences for the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA). 

Ms. Elzer is the Chair of the Western Pennsylvania Employment Lawyers Association (WPELA), a NELA affiliate. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Mediation Council of Western Pennsylvania. Prior to forming Elzer Law Firm, LLC in 2015, Christine worked for another prominent employment law practice for more than seven years.

Christine has been selected as a Rising Star by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for nine consecutive years. This honor is awarded to no more than 2.5% of the attorneys in the state. She has a perfect rating on Avvo.com, where her clients have described her as "a knowledgeable attorney who has your best interest at heart,” and whose “professionalism and attention to detail is extremely meticulous.”

Christine is a trained mediator, and is active in the Western Pennsylvania mediation community. She appears on the approved list of neutrals for the Western District of Pennsylvania's ADR program, and also provides mediation services pro bono for the EEOC. 


Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 2008


  • Order of the Coif
  • Dean’s Scholarship
  • CALI Awards (Highest Grade)
    • Legal Analysis and Writing; Gender and Law; Spanish for Lawyers 2


  • University of Pittsburgh Law Review: Senior Topics Editor
  • Teaching Assistant: Legal Analysis and Writing

Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, 2005
Majors: Sociology and Spanish

Certificate: Latin American Studies


  • University Scholar Award for Top 2% of Class
  • V.F. Rodriguez Award, Best Research Proposal for Study Abroad    
  • Robert W. Avery Award for Top Sociology Major


Western Pennsylvania Employment Lawyers Association: Chair
National Employment Lawyers Association: Judicial Nominations Committee Rep.

Mediation Council of Western Pennsylvania: Member, Board of Directors 

NELA-Eastern Pennsylvania: Member 
Allegheny County Bar Association: Member


Pennsylvania Super Lawyers: Rising Star, 2011-2019

With over 45 years of practice, we're dedicated to making sure that you are able get exactly what they need and deserve. 

Attorney Christine T. Elzer

Elzer Law Firm, LLC