Eli is originally from Pittsburgh, PA. He graduated from Cornell University in 2006 with a BA in Government. He received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2010, and simultaneously earned Master’s in Public and International Affairs. While in law school, Eli interned with the Citizen’s Police Review Board in Pittsburgh. He has spent the past 5 years representing disabled individuals in claims for Social Security Disability benefits with firms in Washington, D.C. and then in Charleston, WV. He currently lives in Charleston with his wife, a Charleston native, and triplet sons.