Ellison G. Johnstone Associate

Ellison focuses her practice on M&A, securities, and other corporate matters.

Before joining McGuireWoods, Ellison received her undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University and her Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University Law School. During law school, Ellison served as a Managing Editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review, completed the Law and Business certificate program, and received a scholastic excellence award in Negotiation and Drafting of Key Corporate Documents. She was also the recipient of the Barney D. Byrd Scholarship and served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Robert J. Conrad, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. 

  • North Carolina
  • Vanderbilt University Law School, JD, Order of the Coif, Managing Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2017
  • Washington and Lee University, BA, Economics and Spanish, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2014

Member, North Carolina Bar Association

Member, Mecklenburg County Bar Association

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