Elena Paul is a General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in performing arts and educational service organization that supports the activities of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Ailey II, two dance companies extensive national and international performance and touring; The Ailey School; Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs; and The Ailey Extension. Her legal specialties include nonprofit governance and corporate matters, strategic planning and risk-management, transactional work (negotiations and drafting) and intellectual property, labor and employment matters and the management of legal matters placed with outside counsel. In addition to the legal function, manage human resources and personnel.