Selendy & Gay partner Lena Konanova was among a prestigious group of attorneys honored at Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Rising Star Awards, a ceremony that recognizes lawyers who’ve become leaders in their practice areas.
Lena received the “Case of the Year” award for her representation of U.S. Bank as trustee of a $1 billion asset-back securities trust. In that case, Lena obtained a 7-0 ruling in U.S. Bank’s favor that upheld a nearly 400-year-old pleading rule in New York State’s highest court.
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Yelena (“Lena”) Konanova is an acclaimed trial and appellate litigator. She counsels Fortune 500 companies on the prosecution and defense of high-stakes disputes, represents important players in the clean energy industry in proceedings against governmental and competitor entities, litigates complex financial products, and advises plaintiffs on the recovery of billions of dollars in commercial matters.