Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner Alyona Kucher has been recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law in Moscow by the 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers. Each year the editorial selects a single lawyer in each practice and geographical area based on extremely high peer feedback and grants the award as a special honor and acknowledgment of merit.
Alyona Kucher has been principally involved in such areas as general corporate practice, construction (in particular, major infrastructure projects), sale/purchase, lease and operation of real estate and other immovable property, oil and gas projects and M&A. Ms. Kucher is a member of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development Council on Corporate Governance and a member of the Russian Ministry of Justice Council for the Development of Arbitration. She has been awarded a certificate of honour by the Ministry of Justice of Russia for her contribution to the work of the Ministry.
Moscow based partners Alan Kartashkin, Alyona Kucher, Natalia Drebezgina and international counsel Maxim Kuleshov, Dmitry Karamyslov, Anna Maximenko, Evgeny Samoylov and associate Vadim Kolomnikov have also been recognized as leading practitioners in their fields.
Recognition by The Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review and is designed to capture the consensus opinion and substantive evaluations of the market about the professional expertise of leading lawyers.
Debevoise’s Russian practice has worked on countless complex transactions across all key Russian industries, including mining and metals, utilities, oil and gas, transportation, financial services, TMT. The team has a strong track record in public M&A, creating the largest public companies in their respective industries.