Elicia Ford works primarily in the firm’s Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking Practice Areas.
She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007, followed by her Juris Doctorate from American University Washington College of Law in 2010. In law school, she was a member of the Mock Trial team that won a national award, and was on the Health Law & Policy Brief. She was also a part of the Law Clinic, focusing on helping women and those in need.
Before joining Peiffer Wolf, Elicia gained litigation and trial experience as a defense attorney for hospitals and physicians in medical malpractice. She has handled all facets of litigation, including complex discovery issues as well as multiple jury trials. She also has experience in Social Security disability law, insurance defense, personal injury, employment law, and professional liability. She is licensed in Louisiana and New York.
Elicia chairs a hearing committee with the Louisiana Disciplinary Board and is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. She is an avid traveler, having been to more than 40 countries on six continents, and a lifelong New Orleans Saints fan, attending every home game.