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Elizabeth A. Dalberth

Phone: (215) 563-9811
Facsimile: (215) 557-0999


Elizabeth A. Dalberth enjoys a varied practice, with 29 years of litigation experience in labor and employment law, professional liability, contracts, insurance coverage, property damage, personal injury, premises liability, and environmental law. She also practices in the area of cannabis law, with an emphasis on its application to insurance coverage and labor and employment law. Liz has the benefit of representing a wide range of clients in the public and private sectors, including corporations, insurance companies, municipalities, small businesses, and private individuals.

In addition to litigation, Liz provides presentations to companies, insurance company representatives and attorneys on a myriad of topics tailored to their needs, including complying with changing state and federal law, how to handle conflicting law, and training of insurance adjusters and company and municipal employees. She has also authored articles for national, state and local organizations addressing cannabis and cannabis-related topics.

Liz practices in a wide range of venues, and is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York. Venues of practice include state and federal courts and administrative agencies in all three states.

Being involved with organizations is important to Liz as it allows her to connect with the legal and non-legal communities. With regard to cannabis law, Liz founded and chairs the Cannabis Law Committee for the New Jersey Defense Association and the Camden County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association Cannabis Law Committee. In addition, Liz is a member of the Public Policy Committee, Women’s Business Network Planning Committee and Legal Professionals Referral Network of the Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce. She is also on the advocacy committee for the South Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners and a member of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.

Litigation Results

  • Judgment in favor of defendant insurance carrier on counterclaim for insurance fraud against plaintiff claiming damages due to fire at business property.
  • Third Circuit upheld New Jersey District Court’s grant of summary judgment in case involving county employee alleging numerous instances of discrimination spanning several years.
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted motion to dismiss a drug lab testing company in case involving wrongful termination of private sector employee.
  • Obtained summary judgment in natural origin discrimination case venued in New Jersey District Court involving police officer trainee and training camp.
  • Obtained summary judgment in New Jersey Superior Court for tenant in case involving liability expert opinion and worker seriously injured by shattered glass in commercial building entranceway.
  • Obtained summary judgment in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania case involving slip and fall and out of possession landlord.



New York University — B.S. Music and Technology, summa cum laude, 1988
The Dickinson School of Law — J.D., 1993

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania — 1993
  • New Jersey — 1994
  • New York — 1994
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York