Eliana Eitches is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Manning & Kass. As a key member of the Complex Litigation Team, she focuses her practice on high exposure personal injury matters, drawing upon her experience clients in personal injury, contract disputes, immigration, and civil rights matters. Ms. Eitches not only has substantial civil experience, but she also learned a great deal through extensive court room time when she was a Deputy Public Defender for the Maricopa County Public Defender. During that time, she regularly appeared in court, performed evidentiary hearings, bail hearings, assisted in trials, and handled hundreds of criminal cases.
Ms. Eitches was awarded the National Achievement Scholarship in 2009. Ms. Eitches received her Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University in 2013, majoring in Political Science & Economics. At Columbia, Ms. Eitches was recognized for her contributions to multicultural diversity on campus by the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Ms. Eitches then interned at the Department of Labor, where she co-authored a piece on elasticity.
Ms. Eitches received her Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2018. During law school, she interned at the Bronx Defenders in their Impact Complex Civil Litigation division. In her third year, she worked for the Northern Virginia Capital Defender's Office, where she assisted on death penalty cases. Ms. Eitches received recognition for her pro bono legal contributions during her time at the University.
Ms. Eitches enjoys writing in her free time. Her works have been published and cited numerous times.
Ms. Eitches is admitted to the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Arizona, and admitted to practice in the Central District of California. Ms. Eitches is pending admission to the Washington, D.C. Bar.