Yelena S. Ferreira


  • location icon Newark, NJ
    One Riverfront Plaza
    Suite 800
    Newark, NJ 07102

Yelena Ferreira is an associate in the Newark office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Healthcare Practice. She has a long track record of representing clients in the health care industry including physicians, nursing homes, and hospitals in medical malpractice and commercial matters. 

Ms. Ferreira has successfully represented physicians and entities in complex contract disputes, and advised on healthcare compliance issues during various business transactions. She also assisted physician practices and organizations by drafting legally compliant documents in a variety of healthcare related transactions. In addition, she has also defended matters involving commercial law, product liability, environmental litigation, and insurance coverage issues in both state and federal court.

Ms. Ferreira earned her juris doctorate degree cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Ferreira completed Seton Hall’s Health Law Concentration with academic distinction, earning the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in Health Law, and was a member of the Dispute Resolution Society. Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Ferreira served as Law Clerk to The Honorable Jessica R. Mayer, Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Division, Middlesex County. During her clerkship, Ms. Ferreira also became certified as a New Jersey mediator and conducted mediation conferences between litigants to facilitate settlement. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Ferreira was an associate at LeClairRyan.

Foreign Languages



New York

New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey


Seton Hall University School of Law

Juris Doctor, cum laude, Health Law Concentration, 2013

Rutgers University

Bachelor of Arts, 2009

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