Elisha Genella

Elisha Genella

  • Western Governors University, BS in Accounting
  • Northern Virginia Community College,  AAS in Business Management and Finance

Elisha Genella Professional Staff

Philadelphia: 215-965-1225   F: 215-965-1331   E: egenella@panitchlaw.com

Elisha Genella is the firm’s controller and has more than 20 years of experience providing accounting and billing support at professional services firms. Her background includes managing the various aspects of accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, payroll, general ledger accounting, and reporting. During her career, she has provided leadership support by supervising and training staff, establishing policies and procedures within the accounting department, and maintaining internal controls.

Prior to joining the firm, Elisha managed the daily operations of the accounting departments at Banner Witcoff, an IP law firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and Chicago, Illinois as their Accounting Manager, and at Treliant LLC, a multi-industry consulting firm located in Washington, D.C., where she was the Senior Finance Manager. She also previously worked at Baker Tilly, one of the largest accounting and advisory firms in the United States, managing the billing department of their Tysons, Virginia office, and in the billing department of Hogan Lovells, an international law firm headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Elisha graduated from Western Governors University with a BS in Accounting and from Northern Virginia Community College with an AAS in Business Management and Finance.


  • Institute of Management Accountants, Member
  • Association of Legal Administrators, Member

Articles & Presentations

Elisha Genella Joins Panitch Schwarze // March 3, 2021
Philadelphia IP law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is pleased to announce that Elisha Genella has joined the firm’s professional staff team as controller.  Read more

Get To Know

Elisha is a passionate advocate for animal welfare and the environment. In her spare time, she is runner and has completed 6 marathons.

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