Rebecca "Elissa" Wilson

Of Counsel
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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.6224
Fax 614.719.5299

Practice Areas


Bar & Court Admissions

Judicial Clerkships

Elissa is of counsel in Vorys Columbus office, where she is part of the firm’s national economic development incentives practice, which is one of the largest law firm-based incentives practices in the country.  Elissa has experience negotiating a wide array economic development incentive packages and public-private partnership agreements. 

Prior to re-joining Vorys, Elissa was an assistant city attorney for the City of Columbus, where she served as general counsel to the Director of the Department of Development and the Economic Development and Housing Divisions of the Department of Development, as well as to the City Auditor and the Income Tax Division of the Auditor’s Office.

Her notable experience includes:

Elissa also has experience in complex commercial litigation, including securities fraud, RICO, class action certification and settlement, contract law and zoning disputes.

Elissa served as a law clerk for the Honorable Ralph K. Winter on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Elissa received her J.D. from Yale Law School and her B.A. from Emory University.