Ms Vasilisa Strizh > Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
127051 MOSCOW

Work Department

Corporate Business Transactions


Vasilisa is the managing partner of Morgan Lewis’s Moscow office. She represents clients in cross-border and domestic investments, joint ventures, and M&A transactions. She also advises on capital markets transactions, including public and private equity securities offerings and related corporate, regulatory, securities, compliance, and reporting matters. Vasilisa works with companies across multiple industries, including pharmaceuticals and life sciences, financial services, mass media and telecommunications, energy, and the nonprofit sector. She has served as lead lawyer on complex cross-border corporate transactions, including projects involving the issuance and listing of securities, structured settlements, and financing. For more information, view Vasilisa’s biography at

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

(Leading individuals)

Vasilisa StrizhMorgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is recognised for its high-profile transactional work in the technology industry, where it acts for the firm’s key client Yandex. Multi-jurisdictional M&A and joint ventures are a mainstay of the practice, which regularly draws on the expertise of teams in London and Washington DC; Brian Zimbler splits time between Moscow and Washington DC. Managing partner Vasilisa Strizh, who also leads the department, stands out in the telecoms sector, where she counts Comtech Telecommunications Corp. among her clients. Other key contacts include Anastasia Dergacheva and Roman Dashko. In late 2019, the group bolstered its energy sector offering with the arrival of Jennifer Josefson from King & Spalding LLP.

Russia > TMT

Practitioners at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP are ‘very deeply immersed in the issues they advise on‘, which include licensing, outsourcing, regulatory matters, and M&A deals. As well as maintaining its longstanding reputation in the media and entertainment sectors, the firm continues to expand into software, telecoms, e-commerce and online gaming. Vasilisa Strizh and Brian Zimbler bring their corporate expertise to the team, while Ksenia Andreeva oversees IP-related work. Anastasia Dergacheva, who is also a core member of the global technology industry group, ‘has great knowledge of the industry and the media landscape in Russia‘.

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