Ms Svetlana Volevich > Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
107031 MOSCOW
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Work Department

Partner; Cross-Border Transactions


Svetlana Volevich concentrates on mergers and acquisitions, employment and general corporate matters, securities regulations. She advised a number of major Russian and international companies in connection with domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. Her expertise is highly valued by clients in the telecommunication sector, especially if advice on Russian law is needed. To learn more about Ms. Volevich, please visit her full profile:


Russian and English


B.A., Moscow State Linguistic University, 1999 J.D., Moscow State Law Academy (MGUA), 2004 LL.M., University of Texas School of Law, 2009

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > TMT

Working closely with the London office, the Moscow-based team at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP assists clients with cross-border M&A transactions, joint ventures and other corporate investments, as well as advising on equity and debt capital markets work, financing issues and dispute resolution. Svetlana Volevich and counsel Anna Semashko are key names. Former practice head Vladimir Kouznetsov left the firm.

Russia > Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

Acting as a hub for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s work across Russia and the CIS, the Moscow-based team significantly benefits from its seamless integration into the wider firm network. The practice adopts a multi-disciplinary approach to handling all types of M&A transactions; for cross-border matters, it routinely acts in conjunction with colleagues in London and Washington DC. Managing partner Natalia Baratiants leads the department. Svetlana Volevich and counsel Alexander Shalaev are also standout practitioners. Vladimir Kouznetsov left the firm.