Elena joined Wexler Boley & Elgersma in April 2020 to work on complex class‑action litigation.
Prior to joining Wexler Boley & Elgersma, Elena worked in private practice exclusively focused on the pharmaceutical industry, including specialty practice in the field of patent and regulatory counseling and litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act, the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act, and the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act. Elena is also skilled in trademark, patent, and copyright disputes, as well as drafting trademark applications and intellectual property transfer agreements.
While in law school, Elena interned for United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer. During is time she assisted the Judge in drafting opinions in fee dispute, sentence reduction, discrimination cases.
Prior to attending law school, Elena worked in biotechnology industry in Northern California. During that time, Elena developed a number of processes to help improve manufacturing conditions of potential drug-candidates as well as performing early-stage chemistry analyses on those compounds.