- Of Counsel
Elissa Grodd Schragger is a seasoned attorney and litigator with broad experience in both civil and criminal matters, meeting the highest ethical standards. Her training and background include active involvement with and the ability to coordinate complex legal projects, disputes and litigation under necessarily strict deadlines and often in the public eye. Elissa is both a member of the firm’s Local Government Law Practice Group and the Litigation Practice Group. Mason Griffin & Pierson, P.C. has worked closely with numerous municipalities since its founding in 1955. Elissa is one of the practice group’s attorneys who is capable of handling the wide range of diverse and complex legal issues, including municipal prosecution, that challenge local governmental entities throughout Central Jersey and beyond. Similarly, Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C.’s Litigation Practice Group has been providing high quality, cost-effective legal representation to the firm’s public and private clients for over six decades. Elissa has represented businesses and individual clients as plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of disputes including condemnation, contract disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, property damage, collections, commercial lease disputes and foreclosures.
Meanwhile, Elissa maintains leadership positions in public policy, politics, women’s issues and minority rights. Elissa has extensive experience and years of involvement at the highest levels of the local Democratic community and as such has received the State of New Jersey Joint Legislative Commendation in 2017.