Attorney Elena Begunova

Elena P. Begunova

Of Counsel


Ms. Begunova joined the firm in 2023 as a corporate counsel. Her practice includes providing legal advice on debt and equity securities offerings, leveraged finance, mergers and acquisitions, public finance transactions, regulatory matters, corporate governance, as well as advising start-up and VC companies.

Prior to joining McCorriston, Elena worked for eight years as a capital markets associate and practice manager at several premier law firms: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP (2021 – 2023), Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, (2017-2021), Clifford Chance LLP, London (2015-2017).

Prior to law school, Ms. Begunova worked as an IT consultant for numerous industries, including automotive, financial, retail industries and real estate holdings.

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii admission pending
  • New York, 2016


  • J.D. (2015) Harvard Law School
  • B.S. (2012) Finance; B.A. (2012) Sociology, University of Michigan – Dearborn.  Member of Phi Beta Kappa

Corporate, Business Law and Securities

  • Business Formation & Reorganization
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Securities Law
  • Startups and Venture Capital

Public Finance