Yelena is an Associate in the Hudson Valley office. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Hunter College in 2013 and then her Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in 2017 with a Business Law Corporate Concentration. She is admitted to the New York State Bar and federal courts for the Southern District and Eastern District of New York and is an active member of the Bronx Bar Association.
Prior to joining Smith Sovik, she worked at a personal injury law firm in the Bronx for over a decade, first as a paralegal and then as an associate attorney. After her admission, Ms. Genchanok engaged in all areas of civil litigation, with a focus on personal injury and general negligence cases. While at her prior firm, she garnered experience handling cases from inception through trial and on appeal. She is fluent in Russian.
Yelena focuses her practice in all areas of litigation.