Elina Aleynikova | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Elina Aleynikova

Associate, Paris

T +33 1 55 04 17 49

E elina.aleynikova@whitecase.com


Elina Aleynikova is an Associate in the International Arbitration Group in Paris. Her practice includes international commercial and investment arbitration.

Prior to joining White & Case, Elina was leading the law department of a food production holding in the South Russia and advised a startup international logistics project of a major Russian infrastructure corporation.

Elina is teaching a class on International Arbitration at the University of Cergy-Pontoise.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • Russian Federation


  • Master 2 Droit des affaires, University of Cergy Pontoise
  • JD, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • LLM, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Rostov State Economic University, Faculty of Law


  • English
  • French
  • Russian


A major player in continental Europe's retail property market in an ICC arbitration regarding tax consequences of the acquisition of shopping centre properties in Central Europe.

A consortium of major Western European contractors in an ad hoc arbitration under the ICC rules against a Southern European State, arising out of the construction of a motorway.


  • To What Extent Do Arbitral Tribunals Take into Account Public Policy in the Jurisdictions of Prospective Enforcement of an Award? An Analysis of ICC Awards, ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin, Issue 1, 2016, (Co-author with Charles Nairac and Manu Thadikkaran)