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					ELENA V. ELKINA            Berkeley, CA 94704      elena.elkina@live.com      617.407.9058

EDUCATION
    STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Stanford, CA
    Coursework 2012: Human-Computer Interaction, Social Networks Analysis, and Technology Entrepreneurship
    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, SCHOOL OF LAW, Berkeley, CA; LL.M., 2012
    Journals: Berkeley Technology Law Journal (Associate Editor), Berkeley Business Law Journal (Business Symposium Panel
    Captain), Berkeley Journal of International Law (Associate Editor)
    Activities: LL.M. Class 2012 (Vice President), Berkeley Intellectual Property International (Member), Berkeley Center for
    Law, Business and the Economy (Research Assistant)
    HARVARD SUMMER SCHOOL AND HARVARD EXTENSION SCHOOL, Cambridge, MA
    Coursework 2003-2004: Law and Technology, Internet and Society (Grade A minus), Legal Writing (Grade A minus)
    HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, Cambridge, MA
    Non-Degree Student 2002-2003: Contracts, Constitutional Law, Corporations, and American Legal System
    UNIVERSITY OF RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF EDUCATION, Moscow, Russia; JD Civil Law, 2000
    Honors: Top 3% of Class, Dean’s Awards for Excellence (1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)
    Activities: Legal Organization (President), Student Activities Council (Student Advisor)
EXPERIENCE
    BOSTON PRIVATE BANK & TRUST COMPANY, Encino, CA
    Vice President of Compliance Department (2009-2011)
    Advised the Board, Management, and Business Units on various corporate, finance, and commercial business transactions.
    Counseled on, researched, and analyzed various legal issues, including best practices and strategies for managing risks.
    Maintained deep understanding of privacy regulatory requirements for a $500M Bank (5 offices).
    FAR EAST NATIONAL BANK (a member of Taiwan’s SinoPac Holdings), Los Angeles, CA
    Assistant Vice President of Legal and Compliance Departments (2006-2009)
    Advised the Management/Business Units on e-commerce, IP, corporate, business development, and privacy issues.
    Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated a large variety of contracts and licensing agreements for a $2B Bank (13 offices).
    ROCKET SOFTWARE, INC. (a major business partner of IBM), Boston, MA
    Corporate Paralegal (2005-2006)
    Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated national/international licensing, software, NDA, and professional services agreements.
    Advised business leaders and software engineers on IP, M&A, privacy, and business development transactions (4 offices).
    WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE & DORR LLP, Boston, MA
    Legal Assistant (2003-2005)
    Provided legal support to software and media companies on various issues involving employment and immigration law.
    Earned Performance Excellence Star Award (2004).
    ECOLOGY HOLDING (a multi-business conglomerate), Moscow, Russia
    In-House Counsel (2000-2003)
    Counseled the board and management on privacy, security, marketing, IP, HR, and general commercial matters.
    Provided legal advice to M&A teams, evaluated potential acquisitions, and drafted and negotiated a variety of contracts.
    MAYOR’S OFFICE, Moscow, Russia
    Assistant to the Mayor of Northern Prefecture of Moscow (2000-2002)
    Analyzed legislation on national and international economic developments.
    “LUKOIL” (world’s 2nd largest private oil company), Nizhni Novgorod, Russia
    Head of Agency (1999-2000)
    Negotiated a variety of contracts ($15M+) in 26 countries and developed effective marketing strategies.
    DISTRICT COURT, HONORABLE JUDGE LUKINSKAYA, Nizhni Novgorod, Russia
    Clerk (1995-1999)
    Prepared drafts of court decisions and advised the judge on applicable laws in civil and criminal cases.
AWARDS
    U.S. President’s National Award for Volunteering (2010), Alliance for Economic Inclusion’s Recognition of Services to
    Economic Development and Financial Literacy (2009), Junior Achievement’s Exceptional Coordinator Award (2008)
VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
    Financial Literacy Empowerment Network (Co-Founder), Junior Achievement Leadership Council (Co-Chair)
LANGUAGES AND INTERESTS
    English (fluent), Russian (native), boxing, Muay Thai, motorcycle riding, painting
    Financial Literacy Empowerment Network (Co-Founder), Financial Abuse Specialist Team (Investigator), Rosemary
     Children’s Services (Advisory Board Member), Russian Women’s Association (Editor), Alliance for Economic Inclusion
     (Member), Foreclosure Prevention Fair (Economic Advisor), Junior Achievement Leadership Council (Co-Chair)
LANGUAGES AND INTERESTS

     English (fluent), Russian (native), boxing, Muay Thai, motorcycle riding, painting
iding, painting

				
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Description: Elena Elkina has advised the Board, Management, IT, Finance, and Business Units on various IP, technology, and business matters.