Brandon J. Lauria, Esquire is a Partner at McEldrew Young Attorneys-at-Law who routinely handles complex family law cases.  Brandon’s zealous advocacy and professionalism has been consistently recognized by his adversaries and peers. In every year since 2011, Brandon has received the distinction of being nominated by other lawyers as a “Rising Star” in Pennsylvania to the list compiled by Super Lawyers.  No more than 2.5% of all of the lawyers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania receive the designation as a Rising Star. Brandon’s consistent nomination as a Rising Star is a testament to the relationships and reputation he has developed since becoming an attorney in 2006.

Brandon  is the head of the McEldrew Young’s family law division and routinely manages all of the firm’s complex divorce, custody and support cases. He has devoted his practice to representing individuals with their matrimonial legal needs since he became an attorney in 2006.  During that time, he has represented hundreds of members of the UFCW Local 1776 with their legal problems throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  

He  is admitted to practice in both the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey. In addition, Brandon is also admitted to federal practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the District of Nebraska. He is an active member of the Philadelphia County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. In addition to his bar affiliations, Brandon is also the acting Treasurer of the Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn of Court. 

Brandon received a B.S. in Finance in 2001 from Jacksonville University, where he was a scholar-athlete, and his J.D. in 2006 from the Widener University School of Law. While attending Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware, he served as a law clerk at a prestigious civil litigation firm and actively participated in a pro bono legal services clinic for the aid of local indigents under the tutelage of the Honorable Nathaniel C. Nichols of Delaware County. 


Speaking Engagements & Publications

New Pennsylvania Support Rules
Philadelphia Bar Association CLR, March 21, 2019

Handling Adverse Client Comments on Social Media
Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn of Court, May 3, 2017

SEC Reboots Employment Agreements via Whistleblower Protections
Compliance & Enforcement, April 20, 2017
The SEC’s Enforcement Actions on Anti-Whistleblower Employment Agreements Explored 
The Knowledge Group, March 9, 2017

 The New Sexual Violence and Intimidation Act: How Does it Work? 
Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn of Court, November 4, 2015

Contemporary Challenges to Same-Sex Marriage
Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn of Court, April 1, 2015

Introduction to the Revised Pennsylvania Rules of Custody
Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn of Court, October 2, 2013

Ethical Issues Impacting Today’s Family Lawyer
Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn of Court, October 3, 2012