Elizabeth L. Melamed


  • Rutgers School of Law, J.D.
  • Drexel University, B.S. in business administration


  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Practice Area

Related Industry


  • Lancaster Bar Association
  • Dauphin County Bar Association


  • Creative Hackers Pose New Threats to Business, Central Penn Business Journal (January 2016)
  • The Lasso in the Cybersecurity CGL Coverage Rodeo, PAMIC Pulse (Summer 2016)
  • The Growing Exposure Caused by Dangerously Creative Cyber Hackers, PAMIC Pulse (Winter 2016)


  • The Growing Exposure of Cyber Attacks: What to Know and How to Handle, Pennsylvania Mutual Insurance Company Eastern Seminar (April 2016)
  • Hitting Home: Cyber Attacks in Pennsylvania, Webinar (May 2017)

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster

Elizabeth L. Melamed

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Elizabeth is an associate in the firm’s Litigation group and prior to joining Barley Snyder, Elizabeth worked at one of the largest insurance defense firms in Pennsylvania, where she handled civil litigation matters on a variety of issues. Elizabeth has represented large commercial clients and obtained favorable outcomes in negligence matters. At Barley Snyder, Elizabeth's practice now includes medical malpractice.

Elizabeth has made presentations on cybersecurity, its breadth and scope in the business community and is published on this topic. Elizabeth provides legal counseling on privacy, data security, cybersecurity with its risk involvement and liability concerns.

Elizabeth previously worked as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Craig L. Wellerson in the Superior Court of New Jersey. She is also certified in mediation and conducted settlement and case management conferences.

Prior to law school, Elizabeth was a multi-function financial analyst at Lockheed Martin where she analyzed costs and budgets for engineering projects within the maritime sensors and systems organization. She also worked for a credit card company where she analyzed trends within internal credit card account issuance, loan repayment and overall delinquency.