Elyse   Strickland


Phone: 240.507.1770
Fax: 240.507.1735
Mailing: 8171 Maple Lawn Boulevard ,
Suite 200 , Maple Lawn , MD   20759
Linkedin: Elyse Strickland
Bethesda Mailing:
4800 Montgomery Lane ,
9th Floor, Bethesda , MD 20814


Elyse Strickland has extensive experience in complex civil litigation, including managing all aspects of commercial litigation and family law matters.

In her family law practice, Elyse deals with a vast array of cases involving issues such as business valuation, property distribution, alimony, child support, custody, and visitation. Elyse is also trained as a family law mediator and collaborative lawyer. She is certified as a Best Interest attorney.

In her commercial litigation practice, Elyse assists clients in resolving business controversies. She has represented a wide variety of clients from individuals to publicly traded corporations and small business entities in all types of commercial litigation cases such as shareholder disputes; breach of contract cases; construction litigation; and employment litigation, including the enforceability of non-compete provisions, non-solicitation provisions, and trade secrets.

Elyse is also well-known in the “factoring industry” as a result of her many years of practice in representing companies who purchase payment streams such as structured settlement payments and lottery winnings.

Elyse takes a practical approach to resolving conflicts, and assists her clients in managing risk and achieving a sensible and successful resolution of problems.


As a valued member of a Bethesda law firm, Elyse focused her growing practice on Construction, Domestic Relations & Family Law, and Commercial Litigation.

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 1995.
  • B.A. (magna cum laude), George Washington University. 1990.
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United State Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Western District of Virginia


  • Bar Association of Montgomery County Maryland
  • American Inns of Court
  • Howard County Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association of Maryland


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