Violetta Drondina is a corporate associate in the Moscow Office and a member of the firm’s Real Estate Group.

Ms. Drondina advises clients on M&A transactions with real estate assets, construction, development and lease projects, land-law issues and other matters related to real estate and construction in Russia.

Ms. Drondina joined Debevoise in 2017, graduating with honors from the Moscow State University Law School in 2018. In 2020, Ms. Drondina obtained a Master of Private Law (Master of Jurisprudence) with honors from the Moscow State University. 

Ms. Drondina is a co-author of “Cranes on the horizon: construction disputes in Russia,” Thomson Reuters Practical Law (2021).

Ms. Drondina is admitted to practise in Russia. She is fluent in Russian and English.


  • Moscow State University, 2020, M.A.
  • Moscow State University, 2018, B.A.