Founder of SLG Canada, Ellena Steiner maintains its corporate & commercial practice. In Canada and internationally, she has been involved in a variety of public M&A transactions, banking and finance, corporate organizations & restructuring projects. In addition, she continues advise private clients and corporations in international business, immigration, real estate, wills & estates, and commercial litigation matters.
Outside of SLG, Ms. Steiner's 30-years of experience include nearly a decade at the then-Prominent Canadian Law Firm of Goodman & Carr, in-house counsel to an International Financing Company (MDMT Group), and having served as Associate Editor for the Banking and Finance Law Review.
Ms. Steiner completed her LL.B. at Osgoode Hall Law School, in Toronto. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada; the Canadian Bar Association; the Ontario Bar Association; Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association (CERBA, Toronto Chapter).
She is also a former director of the JRCC, and member of Canada-Russia Economic Forum.
A native English speaker, she speaks Russian fluently, and is comfortable conversing in Hebrew, Ukrainian, and Spanish.