Fourteen Akin Gump Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in Russia List

(Moscow) – Akin Gump is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys in its Moscow office have been recognized in the following categories in the Sixth Edition of Best Lawyers in Russia, published by Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Capital Markets Law

Varun Gupta

Corporate Law

Natalia Baratiants
Suren E. Gortsunyan
Varun Gupta
Alexey Leonidovich Kondratchik
Vladimir Kouznetsov
Ivan Meleshenko
Ilya M. Rybalkin
Alexander Trukhtanov
Svetlana Volevich
Anthony Walker
Richard J. Wilkie

Customs and Excise Law

Vadim Kukushkin
Ivan Meleshenko

Energy and Natural Resources Law

Natalia R. Baratiants
Richard J. Wilkie

International Arbitration

Svetlana A. Volevich

Investment

Svetlana A. Volevich

Litigation

Svetlana A. Volevich

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Natalia R. Baratiants
Suren E. Gortsunyan
Varun Gupta
Alexey Leonidovich Kondratchik
Ilya M. Rybalkin
Alexander S. Trukhtanov
Alexander V. Urlyapov
Richard J. Wilkie

Mining Law

Richard J. Wilkie

Oil & Gas Law

Richard J. Wilkie

Private Equity Law

Suren E. Gortsunyan
Vladimir V. Kouznetsov

Tax Law

Ivan Meleshenko
Ilya M. Rybalkin

Telecommunications Law

Sebastian Rice

Additionally, the following Akin Gump attorneys have been named among Best Lawyers’ 2014 “Lawyers of the Year”:

  • Alexey Leonidovich Kondratchik, Best Lawyers’ 2014 Moscow Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year”
  • Richard J. Wilkie, Best Lawyers’ 2014 Moscow Oil & Gas Law “Lawyer of the Year”

Akin Gump was also named a “Top Listed” firm for Moscow in Mergers and Acquisitions Law for having the most Best Lawyers-listed lawyers in the region and practice area.

Best Lawyers’ rankings are based on peer-reviewed surveys: tens of thousands of lawyers who work in the same or similar sectors receive questionnaires in which they are asked to rate lawyers from competing law firms.

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.

 

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