Elena is valued for her personable yet steadfast manner, her considerable advocacy experience across a range of forums and her attention to the careful preparation and analysis of evidence. She is a confident and compassionate litigator with a focus on employment and insurance law. A trusted problem solver, Elena provides counsel that reflects her clients’ needs and protects their interests by ensuring that compliant policies, procedures and bylaws are in place.
She has a particular interest in utilising her understanding of business and commercial objectives to provide strategic advice on various employment and union law intricacies and action disputes. She represents many employer clients in connection with, among other things, human rights, employment standards, wrongful dismissal, employment agreements, confidentiality issues, enforceability of restrictive covenants, and restructurings as well as applications respecting violations of labour standards.
Her recent experience has been primarily in acting in a range of insurance disputes, acting for plaintiffs and insureds, and in family law contentious or non-contentious matters.