Elaine Xie

Elaine is the coordinator for Vera’s Legal Department, where she serves as the first line of contact for questions and guidance on how to get help from the legal team. She helps streamline the execution of contracts, grants, and invoices, and provides administrative support to Vera’s attorneys. Before joining Vera, Elaine began her legal career working with firms specializing in immigration and landlord-tenant law in New York City. She received her BA in philosophy from Barnard College, where she cultivated her keen interest in German idealism and critical theory. In her spare time, she likes to dabble in ceramics, running, and powerlifting. She will be attending Harvard Law School in 2022.