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Elina Basham

777 South Flagler Drive
Suite 1100 West Tower
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Elina Basham focuses her practice on litigation and counseling in labor and employment matters. She has experience with the defense of employers in a wide range of areas, including Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Florida Civil Rights Act, as well as whistleblower and retaliation claims.

Elina also has experience in handling complex commercial litigation, representing government entities and financial institutions in seeking recovery for Civil RICO, fraud and unjust enrichment claims, as well as complex professional liability and government liability matters.
Published Works & Lectures
Strategies for Employment Class and Collective Actions: Leading Lawyers on Addressing Trends in Wage and Hour Allegations and Defending Employers in Class Action Litigation (Inside the Minds), Contributor, Aspatore, 2012
Professional Memberships & Activities
American Bar Association, Member
The Florida Bar, Young Lawyer's Division, Member
Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Member
Palm Beach County Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Division, Member
National Association of Professional Women, Member
University of Miami Young Alumni, Member
Related Professional Experience
Office of the Public Defender, Eighth Judicial Circuit, Gainesville, FL, 2010
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Elina  Basham

Labor & Employment
J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2011
A.B., University of Miami, 2007; cum laude; Dean's List; Alpha Delta Pi
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