Helen is an associate in Taft’s Business and Finance practice group. She works with the team advising private equity funds, private equity-backed companies, venture capital funds, and emerging growth companies on matters relating to capital formation, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and compliance with securities regulations.
In 2019, Helen served as a summer associate at Taft. Prior to joining Taft, Helen served as a Federal Judicial Extern to the Honorable Benita Y. Pearson at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and as a Legal Extern for the Office of Legal Affairs at ICPO-INTERPOL in Lyon, France.
She received her J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she served as a senior editor of the Case Western Reserve Law Review. Helen’s student Note titled “Bringing an End to the Wiretap Act as Data Privacy Legislation” was published in Volume 70 of the Law Review. During law school, Helen was named a Christian Wenaweser Fellow and Daniel L. Ekelman Scholar.
Helen earned her B.A., summa cum laude and Kappa Gamma Pi, from Ursuline College, where she was a goalkeeper for the Women’s Soccer Team. In 2017, she received the Sister Diana Stano Award for Excellence in Academics, Leadership, and Service, and the Ursuline College Gonzaga Medal.
- Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2020)
magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
- Ursuline College (2017)
summa cum laude, Kappa Gamma Pi
- State - Ohio
- Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association