Elina Firsava

Attorney

 

Elina Firsava is a corporate attorney at Primum Law Group where her practice focuses on helping international and domestic companies to incorporate and develop their business in the United States. She assists startups with their general corporate matters, including entity formation and reorganization, corporate governance and compliance, cross-border transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Primum Law Group, Elina assisted Baker&McKenzie’s Transactional Group with cross-border transactions and corporate compliance. At the beginning of her legal path, she held a position of a Trust and Safety Associate in major social media platform located in San Bruno. where she handled intellectual property and compliance matters for stakeholders located in the EU, Canada, and Latin America.

As an avid traveler, Elina has visited 25 countries. These experiences help inform her ability to provide unique legal and business insights and successful communication strategies as she works with clients and their partners around the globe.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted NASDAQ-listed $1 billion social networking company with post-integration and reorganization matters in EU.
  • Assisted research and development company in the round of SAFEs financing with a valuation of $100 million.
  • Represented an international shipping company on an acquisition transaction with mix offering of cash and convertible note.
  • Represented emerging companies on corporate formation and governance in California, Delaware and New York.
  • As a Trust and Safety Associate, investigated and updated Hate Speech and Defamation policy for social media platform users located in France and Canada
  • As a legal intern for a U.S.-based software engineering company, reviewed, drafted, and negotiated NDAs between U.S. and Belarusian branch entities.

 

Languages

Belarusian, Russian, English, French.

Admissions

  • State of Bar of California

Education

  • M., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law; Certificate in Business Law.
  • B., Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus, International Comparative Law.
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