Elena serves as Origin Investments’ assistant general counsel.
Prior to joining Origin Investments, Elena was an associate in the Chicago office of White & Case LLP, where she focused on sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. During her time at White & Case, she represented institutional capital sources and developers in connection with acquisitions, dispositions, financings, leasing, and development of various classes of real property, including multifamily, office, retail, hotels, senior housing, mixed-use projects, and vacant land.
She received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Southern California and her JD from the Northwestern University School of Law.
Originally from Portland, Oregon, Elena now lives in the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and playing tennis.