Chambers Europe 2014 Recognizes Akin Gump’s Work in Moscow, Geneva and London

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump is pleased to announce that Chambers Europe 2014 has recognized a number of practices and individuals in the firm’s Moscow, Geneva and London offices as among the leaders in their respective fields.

For Russia, Akin Gump is recommended in the following areas of practice:

  • capital markets
  • corporate and M&A
  • energy and natural resources
  • private equity
  • tax
  • TMT (telecommunications, media and technology).

For Switzerland, the firm is recommended for its dispute resolution: arbitration practice.

For London, Akin Gump is recommended in the following areas of practice:

  • corporate and M&A
  • investment funds.

A number of partners are named among the “notable practitioners” in their areas of expertise, including:

In Moscow:

  • Natalia Baratiants (Corporate/M&A, Energy & Natural Resources)
  • Suren Gortsunyan (Corporate/M&A)
  • Varun Gupta (Capital Markets)
  • Alexey Kondratchik (Corporate/M&A)
  • Vladimir Kouznetsov (Corporate/M&A)
  • Vadim Kukushkin (Tax)
  • Ilya Rybalkin (Corporate M&A, Tax)
  • Dmitry Shiryaev (Banking & Finance)
  • Richard Wilkie (Corporate/M&A, Energy & Natural Resources).

In addition, Dan Walsh is ranked as a notable practitioner in Russia for Corporate/M&A: Lawyers Based Abroad.

In Geneva:

  • Charles Adams (Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel)
  • Michael Stepek (Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel).

In London,:

  • David Billings (Investment Funds)
  • Fred Heller (Banking and Finance).

Chambers & Partners has, for more than 20 years, published leading independent directories relating to the legal profession, based in major part on the feedback of clients.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.