This article originally appeared in the Florida Bar City, County and Local Government Law Section’s The Agenda in Fall 2020 and was written by firm partners David Tolces and Susan L. Trevarthen [...]
Elen Gantner is a municipal attorney who approaches her work as a creative problem solver. She serves as an assistant city attorney for various municipalities, representing them on a breadth of issues, including procurement, contracts, Sunshine law, and public records law.
Prior to joining the firm, Elen served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Judge W. Matthew Stevenson at the Fourth District Court of Appeal where she gained practical insight on how to avoid errors before, during, and after trial. Elen also interned at the City Attorney’s Office for the City of Coral Springs, where she gained an inside perspective on the evolving issues of municipal law.
Elen graduated summa cum laude from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center. While in law school, she served on the Executive Board of the Nova Law Review, and was a research and teaching assistant for Lawyering Skills and Values. Elen won the Book Award for Lawyering Skills and Values, Property, and Products Liability, and was on the Dean’s list every semester.
Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D., summa cum laude, 2015
Florida State University, B.S., Criminology, 2012
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