Elena Parent

Of Counsel

Elena Parent is a commercial litigator focused on financial services and employment cases. She brings detailed analysis to each of her cases and enjoys being a counselor to her clients.

Admitted to practice in Georgia in 2002 after graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law, Elena spent seven years as an associate with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP. While at Sutherland, Elena focused on broker-dealer disputes including the defense of claims such as unsuitability, churning, unauthorized trading, and failure to supervise. She also handled employment matters.

Elena also served as the Executive Director of Georgia Watch, a consumer advocacy and policy organization, from 2012 to 2014.

Professional and Community Involvement Includes:

  • Board of Visitors, Emory University
  • Member, Georgia Commission on Family Violence
  • Board of Advisors, American Constitution Society
  • Advisory Board, Olmsted Linear Park Association

Past Board memberships:

  • Women Lawyers, Foundation Board
  • It’s the Journey, Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law
  • BA, with Highest Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Virginia

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia

Honors and Awards Include:

  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Leading Lady Award
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle 40 Under 40
  • Fulton County Daily Report 13 to Watch
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle, Who’s Who Sustainability
  • Leadership Atlanta Class of 2013

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