Elena Ganous, J.D.
- 310-944-9800 x 237
EDUCATION & LICENSES
Minsk University, Minsk, Belarus – Juris Doctor
Real Estate Broker License
California Notary Public
Ms. Ganous was born, raised and educated in Belarus. After receiving her Juris Doctor degree from Minsk University, Ms. Ganous became licensed as an attorney in Belarus and served as corporate counsel in the food industry handling in-house legal matters involving international transaction and litigation matters between companies in Belarus, Germany, Poland, Holland and Russia. Ms. Ganous was directly involved in drafting contracts and leases, perfecting her client’s intellectual property rights, and implementing operating policies and procedures while supervising outside counsel in litigation and specialty areas such as trademark and patent law, private mergers and acquisitions, and employment law.
Ms. Ganous is HSK’s administrator and also provides paralegal support to the firm’s attorneys in all areas of practice. Ms. Ganous joined HSK’s predecessor firm, Hansen Seto, LLP in 2015, prior to which she garnered the following experience:
Hansen Seto, LLP
Administrator and paralegal, 2015 to the present
Burkley Brandin Swatik & Keesey, LLP, Torrance, California
Estate Planning & Probate Litigation Paralegal, 2015 – March 2020
Petillon Hiraide, LLP, Torrance, California
Securities Litigation, Transactional Paralegal, 2009 – 2015
The Chugh Firm, Cerritos, California
Litigation Paralegal, 2006 – 2008