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Elena Postnikova
Associate
Washington +1202 662 5785 epostnikova@cov.com Download V-card

Elena Postnikova is an associate in the firm’s Washington, DC office. She advises clients on the application of international trade controls, compliance with U.S. economic sanctions programs and export controls regulations. She also represents companies in white-collar matters and government investigations relating to the Foreign Agents Registration Act compliance.

  • Advising aircraft manufacturer Bombardier in an antidumping proceeding at the International Trade Commission.
  • Advising companies on compliance with U.S. economic sanctions against Russia, Iran, Cuba, and Syria.
  • Representing companies in Foreign Agent Registration Act compliance and investigations.
  • Representing companies in investigations before the United States Department of Justice.

Pro Bono

  • Advising a leading conservation organization on export controls applicable to technology used in wildlife protection.
  • Advising an international non-profit organization working to advance sustainable farming and forest usage on trade controls compliance.

Previous Experience

  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement, Honors Intern (Summer 2016)
  • Le Figaro, Editorial Assistant to the U.S. Chief Correspondent (2010-2011)
  • Freedom House, Events and Outreach Officer (2007-2009)