Elaine draws on a wide range of past experience in representing her clients, including prior stints at a prominent private equity firm, the SEC and leading New York law firms. This diversity of experience enables her to guide clients effectively in a broad array of complex transactions. Elaine takes a pragmatic, commercial approach to realizing her clients business objectives and strategic vision.
Represented Madison Dearborn Partners LLC and its portfolio company AEVEX Aerospace in the acquisition of Geodetics Inc.
Elaine Tapp is a senior associate with Alston & Bird’s Corporate & Business Transactions Group. Elaine represents public and private companies and private equity funds in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance, outsourcing, and general corporate matters.
Before joining Alston & Bird, Elaine was an associate in the New York office of two leading international law firms, a research specialist at the SEC’s Division of Investment Management and an analyst at a leading Asia-focused private equity and venture capital firm in Silicon Valley and Hong Kong.
Elaine received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her B.A. in international relations from Stanford University, where she graduated with honors and distinction and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.