Elena Roeva is an associate in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. Elena’s practice includes advising clients on public and private mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, venture and growth capital investments, joint venture transactions and general corporate matters across a variety of industries.

*Admitted only to the New York Bar. Practicing under the supervision of members of the DC Bar.


Elena has advised on the following selected matters:

  • Accor S.A. in multiple transactions, including*:
    • its acquisition of the SBE hotel business and certain food and beverage brands 
    • its partnership with Ennismore to form a lifestyle hotel operator
    • its global strategic partnership with Faena Group
  • Bain Capital Credit in multiple transactions, including*:
    • the $165 million sale of Bayou City Broadcasting TV station groups to Allen Media
    • the $42.5 million acquisition by Circle City Broadcasting of two TV stations from Nexstar Media Group
  • Bed Bath & Beyond in connection with general corporate governance and securities matters*
  • BLADE Urban Air Mobility in its business combination its Experience Investment Corp., a NASDAQ listed SPAC sponsored by KSL Capital Partners*
  • BofA Securities and Goldman Sachs as joint book-running managers in connection with Assured Guaranty US Holdings’ $400 million underwritten public offering of Senior Notes
  • Citigroup Global Markets and other joint book-running managers in connection with Everest Reinsurance Holdings’ $1 billion underwritten public offering of its Senior Notes 
  • Choice Hotels International in its approximately $675 million acquisition of Radisson Hotel Group Americas
  • Falcon Investment Advisors in its sale to Onex Credit*
  • Grifols in its acquisition of biotechnology company Alkahest* 
  • Hudson’s Bay Company and Saks Fifth Avenue in connection with general corporate governance matters
  • Insight Partners as lead investor in consumer services firm Reforge, Inc.’s $60 million Series B round
  • Mission Broadcasting in its acquisition of Marshall Broadcasting Group’s Fox affiliate TV stations*
  • MSD Partners in its acquisition of 50% of digital consulting firm West Monroe Partners, Inc.
  • Tenex Capital Management in its growth investment in MarTech platform Suited Connector

*Elena advised on these matters prior to joining Willkie.



Columbia Law School, J.D., 2018 Georgetown University, B.S. (magna cum laude), 2013

Bar Admissions

New York, 2019