||Romanian, English and French
Elena is an associate at Derains & Gharavi, specialised in international arbitration. Her areas of practice include international commercial disputes and investment arbitration. Elena has acted in proceedings conducted under the arbitration rules of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC).
Elena is admitted to the New York bar. She obtained an LL.M in Dispute Resolution and Advocacy from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a Master’s Degree in International Business Law from the University Pantheon-Sorbonne.
|Since September 2019
||Associate, Derains & Gharavi (Paris)
||Trainee, International Arbitration, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP (Paris)
|Aug. 2017–Feb 2018
||Trainee, International Arbitration, Derains & Gharavi (Paris)
||Trainee, International Arbitration, King & Spalding International, LLP (Paris)
|Sept. 2016–Jan. 2017
||Legal Intern, Deborah A. Nilson & Associates, PLLC (New York)
||LL.M. in Dispute Resolution and Advocacy, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (New York City)
||Master’s Degree in International Business Law, University Pantheon-Sorbonne (Paris)
||LL.B. in English and French Law, University of Kent (Canterbury)
||Diplôme in French Legal Studies, University Pantheon-Sorbonne (Paris)