Yelena Davydan graduated at the top of her class from Kherson State University, Ukraine, where she received her B.A. in Languages and World Literature. Soon after moving to the United States, she enrolled at Touro Law Center, where she received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, in 2008. Lena was a member of the editorial board of the Touro International Law Review and a member of the 2nd place team (among over 200 teams from around the globe) in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. During law school she also served as an intern for Judge Laura Taylor Swain, of the United States District Court, Southern District of New York.
Following law school, Lena completed an internship with the United Nations Trade Law Division in Vienna, Austria where she worked on a variety of projects involving transnational commercial law. She joined Strongin Rothman & Abrams in July 2009. Lena speaks fluent Russian and Ukrainian.