Elisa J. D'Amico


Southeast Financial Center, Suite 3900
200 South Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33131-2399

United States of America

Elisa D’Amico is a litigation partner and a founding member of the firm’s digital crisis planning & response client solution. In that role, she counsels corporations, educational institutions, and high-profile individuals in proactively planning for and effectively managing digital crisis situations through the creation and implementation of crisis response, risk management, and communications management plans. Her work includes providing counsel to clients battling domestic and international PR crises, university scandals from sexual harassment to illicit online activities on social media, corporate imposter accounts and websites, social engineering, and leaked confidential and proprietary information. In this role, she also fights technology facilitated harassment, including internet-based harassment, sexual cyberharassment and sextortion, fraud, unfair and deceptive acts and practices, and other privacy violations.

Ms. D’Amico is well known for her work co-founding the Cyber Civil Rights Legal Project, a global pro bono project aimed at empowering and helping individuals whose sexually explicit images are distributed and displayed online without consent regain control of their digital footprints and their lives. She regularly writes and lectures about her work and she frequently is consulted by various media outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, MSNBC, and Broadly./VICE on those topics. Among her many accolades, Elisa was awarded the Miami-Dade FAWL President’s Pro Bono Award in 2014; the Miami Herald “20 Under 40” emerging leaders in 2014; the HYPE® Miami Difference Maker” by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce in 2014; the inaugural “Attorney of the Year” by the ALM/Daily Business Review in 2015; The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Service Award in 2016; “On the Rise” by the ABA Young Lawyers Division in 2017; The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Award in 2019, and the “Rising Star Award” from Fordham Law School in 2019. She also holds a AV® Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell.


  • B.S., Cornell University, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management (2003)
    (cum laude; Cornell Tradition Fellowship)
  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law (2006)
    (The Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Notes and Articles Editor)


Bar of Florida, Bar of New York
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