Yelena is a corporate finance and securities attorney and, as a member of Woodruff Sawyer’s transactional insurance brokerage team, advises clients on M&A- and IPO-related insurance solutions. Yelena specializes in SPAC transactions and is a frequent author of articles covering various aspects of corporate transactions and related insurance coverage. She serves as a managing editor of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Today.
Prior to joining Woodruff Sawyer, Yelena oversaw the development of Bloomberg Law practical guidance and reference content, covering and analyzing developments in capital markets, M&A, securities, and general corporate law. Prior to Bloomberg Law, Yelena practiced corporate finance law in New York as a senior capital markets associate at Clifford Chance and a corporate associate at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae (later Dewey & LeBoeuf).
Yelena received her BS in Economics from Cornell University and her JD from Fordham University School of Law.