Eleanor Redhage Gilroy is Of Counsel based in the Raleigh office of Cranfill Sumner LLP, where she practices in the civil litigation section. Eleanor defends clients in a variety of civil litigation matters, including cases involving premises liability, personal injury, construction defects, motor vehicle accidents, and business disputes.

A zealous advocate for her clients’ interests both inside and outside the courtroom, Eleanor appreciates working closely with clients to ensure a complete understanding of their goals. She also values a working relationship with opposing counsel to resolve pending matters where possible.

Eleanor maintains an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell, the peer review rating that recognizes attorneys who have reached high levels of skill and integrity. Prior to joining Cranfill Sumner, Eleanor practiced for over three years at a civil litigation firm in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, where she had a broad based civil litigation practice.


Cases or matters referenced do not represent the lawyer’s entire record.  Each case is unique and must be evaluated on its own merits.  The outcome of a particular case cannot be predicated upon a lawyer’s or a law firm’s past results.

  • Won summary judgment in a premises liability case where plaintiff claimed to have sustained injuries as a result of a slip and fall in a restaurant parking lot. 2021.
  • Won summary judgment in a personal injury lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina where a plaintiff claimed she sustained injuries as a result of her slip and fall at a restaurant. 2020.
  • Won summary judgment in an alleged conversion claim in an adversary proceeding in the Eastern District of North Carolina Bankruptcy Court. 2020.

Most Recent Posts


Eleanor Gilroy Honored for Pro Bono Work

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Eleanor Gilroy, an attorney at Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law), was recently recognized as part of the 2020 North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society which honors attorneys who complete more than 50 pro bono hours in a year.… Read More


Cranfill Sumner Attorneys Volunteer for Legal Aid Eviction Project

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In May 2020, Legal Aid of North Carolina launched an effort to help North Carolinians who were struggling to pay rent and were facing eviction. Legal Aid paired available emergency financial support with a search for volunteer attorneys from across the state who could help negotiate past and future payments with landlords.… Read More


Eleanor Gilroy Appointed Co-Chair of NCBA YLD Committee

Eleanor Gilroy has been appointed the Co-Chair of the Foundation and Development Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD). Gilroy previously served as a member of the committee prior to beginning her term as co-chair in August 2019.… Read More