About NMCSAPStaff Bio

Elena Rubinfeld, JD

Legal Director

Elena Rubinfeld (she/her) is the Legal Director for the Coalition, where she provides legal education and training to outside entities and survivors as well as direct legal services to the Coalition. In her career, Elena has worked on a variety of initiatives to prevent sexual assault and support survivors’ rights. Her work began as a Peace Corps Volunteer in El Salvador, where she trained young people on sexual health and healthy relationships. Since then, she has worked on the promotion of policies to support survivors, unique issues faced by immigrant survivors, Title IX compliance, and women and children’s rights issues.

Elena holds a B.A. in International Studies from American University and a J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law. In her free time, Elena serves on the Board of Directors of Cuidando Los Niños.