- In re Google Play Developer Antitrust Litigation – Represents a class of app developers that sold apps or in-app products via the Google Play store. The developers allege that Google has abused its market power to exclude competing app stores from Android phones, stifling innovation and consumer choice, and resulting in a supracompetitive default 30% transaction fee.
- Alfred T. Giuliano as Liquidation Trustee for RIH Acquisitions NJ, LLC d/b/a/ The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel v. Scientific Games Corp. et al. and Rancho’s Club Casino, Inc. d/b/a Magnolia House Casino v. Scientific Games Corp. et al. – Represents a class of casino operators that purchased automated deck shufflers at an artificially high price because of defendants’ monopolization of the market. Plaintiffs allege defendants monopolized the market for automated card shufflers through abuse of the patent system and judicial process to exclude and drive out competitors.
Environmental & Product Liability
- Suffolk County Water Authority v. The Dow Chemical Company et al. – Member of the case team representing the largest public water supplier in the country against the manufacturers and distributors of products containing toxic chemicals for contamination of the local public drinking water.
Yelena’s work focuses on antitrust and environmental litigation. Yelena earned her J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.
Prior to joining the firm, Yelena served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Salvador Mendoza Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington and as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Autumn D. Spaeth in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Before clerking, Yelena was a fellow with a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the environment and consumers.
The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2017
The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, M.A., 2017
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, B.A., magna cum laude, 2012
District of Columbia
- When Development Harms Those It Seeks to Help: The Internal Accountability Mechanism at the Inter-American Development Bank, Geo. Wash. Int’l L. Rev., Vol. 49 Online (2017), Author