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Class of 2010

McCarter & English, LLP


Elina Slavin is an associate in the Intellectual Property Group in the Newark office of McCarter & English, LLP.  She devotes the majority of her practice to intellectual property litigation.  She has worked on several complex patent cases in federal court.  Technologies Ms. Slavin has litigated include medical devices, mechanical devices, pharmaceuticals, computer hardware and software, and others.

Ms. Slavin is also a strong supporter of McCarter & English's pro bono program, having devoted a significant amount of time to helping others by preparing pension applications on behalf of Holocaust survivors, arguing a Final Restraining Hearing in the Essex County Superior Court, and attending municipal court appearances in connection with the restoration of a client's driver's license.  Reentry Legal Services (ReLeSe) of the Volunteer Lawyers for Justice in Newark named Ms. Slavin as one of its September 2011 pro bono attorneys, as reported in the New Jersey Law Journal.

Ms. Slavin is also a Barrister with the Lifland Inn of Court and is a member of the New York Inn of Court.

While in law school, Ms. Slavin served as a judicial intern to the Hon. Richard C. Camp (ret.), Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part and was a legal intern with the Civil litigation Clinic at the Law School.  During her last year in law school, Ms. Slavin served as a law clerk at McCarter & English.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Slavin worked as a process engineer for Unilever Foods and an applications engineer/sales manager for Symrise.  Ms. Slavin has also interned with Kraft Foods, now known as Mondelez International.  Ms. Slavin obtained a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Cornell University in 2005.