Elina Balagula

General Counsel & Business Development


Phone: 212-233-0044 x216


Elina counsels senior management on legal issues affecting the company and our clients, and collaborates with the principals of the company to find creative solutions to complex transactions.  She also works on structuring and closing new deals, offering time and cost efficiency to clients.  Prior to joining Hedaya Capital in 2013, Elina represented corporate clients at a large law firm in various commercial matters, including bankruptcy and turnarounds.  Elina is active in the financial services industry, and currently serves on the board of the Contemporary Credit Club.

Education: J.D., Fordham University School of Law; B.S. New York University Stern School of Business.