About Elina Teboul

Elina Teboul is an executive coach, consultant and speaker. She founded The LightUp Lab to inspire and empower people and organizations through positive psychology, mindfulness and coaching training.


Elina began her career as an investment management attorney at the law firm  Davis Polk & Wardwell, LLP and the Global Markets Department of Credit Suisse, working with large clients on complex financial and corporate issues, with a focus on structuring and compliance of hedge funds and private equity funds. 


Elina is avidly working to change the culture of the legal profession and is a frequent writer and speaker on lawyer personal and professional development  and a guest lecturer at elite academic institutions, including Penn Law, Fordham Law and Columbia Law. Elina serves on the ABA Well-Being Committee Sub-Committee for Lawyer Wellbeing Week and on the NYC Bar Association Mindfulness & Well-Being in Law Committee.


Elina is passionate about philanthropy and social entrepreneurship and previously served as global philanthropic project adviser for the Allan & Gill Gray Foundation.

Elina holds an M.A. in Psychology from Columbia University, Teacher’s College, a B.A. in Economics from New York University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

She has completed the Internal Coaching Intensive through the Columbia Executive Coaching Program and is currently furthering her executive coaching skills with the Advanced Coaching Intensive. 



We inspire ourselves and others by cultivating and implementing the tools needed to empower people and organizations to reach their full potential

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