Elina is an associate in White & Case's International Arbitration and Litigation Practice Groups. Elina represents sovereign states and companies in high-stakes cases before major arbitral institutions. She also advises multinational technology and social media clients in international disputes, as well as on global legislative and regulatory developments. Elina's matters involve technology, industrial production, social media law, regulatory advice, intermediary liability, hate speech, and human rights.
Elina graduated cum laude with a joint JD/LLM in International Arbitration degree from the University of Miami, where she was the President of the Miami Law International Arbitration Society.
Elina has extensive experience as a civil law attorney. Prior to joining White & Case, Elina clerked for a federal judge, worked in-house at an international construction company, and was in private practice in Moscow. Her dual training and understanding of the civil and common law jurisdictions allow her to percept various dimensions of legal and practical issues and structure her advice accordingly.