Elena Cooper practices in the area of employment law. Ms. Cooper advises clients on transactional, contentious and human resources advisory issues, including multi-jurisdictional restructuring programs, TUPE transfers, outsourcing and redundancies. She focuses especially in the areas of financial services, hotel and leisure, media, oil and gas, construction, IT and transport. Ms. Cooper’s litigation practice focuses on High Court and Employment Tribunal litigation, including high-value bonus claims, restrictive covenant disputes, high-value discrimination, whistle-blowing and breach-of-contract claims. She also advises on all aspects of employment law with a focus on minimizing risk and managing the impact of workplace disputes on morale, business reputation and management time. Ms. Cooper regularly advises on senior executive-level terminations and recruitment, severance arrangements, redundancies and succession planning, effective employee management and international employment disputes.
With Duane Morris Institute (DMi), Ms. Cooper provides structured client training quarterly with webinar sessions to UK and international clients. She also provides a Human Resource Life Cycle Program to clients to assist in all aspects of company set-up from an employment perspective.
Ms. Cooper graduated in 1997 with a Graduate Diploma (Law) from The College of Law of England and Wales. She earned her B.A. with honors in Politics in 1996 from The University of Exeter.