Elena A. Heys

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Elena A. Heys received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and in Government in Politics from the University of Maryland in 2013. She then received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she continued on to receive her LL.M. in Taxation. During her time as a J.D. and LL.M. candidate in DC, she gained experience with the tax law while working as an intern for a broad range of entities, including the IRS, accounting firms, and law firms. After obtaining her Maryland bar certification in 2016, Elena spent time as an attorney in Baltimore, Maryland working on a variety of tax, securities, corporate, and litigation issues.

Areas of Practice

  • Tax Law

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2016


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. – 2016
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • LL.M. – 2017
    • Major: Taxation
    • Law Review: Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, Current Development Editor, 2014 – 2016
  • University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, Maryland
    • B.A. cum laude
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Major: Government and Politics
    • Major: Economics

Published Works

  • Ethical Duties of Immigration Lawyers: The Difficult Balance Between Serving Clients and Preventing Employment Fraud, 30 GEO. IMMIGR. L.J. 143, 2015
  • The Obama Administration’s Promise of Executive Action on Immigration, 29 GEO. IMMIGR. L.J. 169, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association