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 > TMT

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is best known for its strong client base in the media and entertainment industry, counting CBS Television Studios and Home Box Office (HBO) among its clients. The firm also regularly acts for software and IT companies, advising on M&A transactions, licensing and outsourcing. E-commerce, gaming, data privacy and media regulatory work are the team’s other areas of specialisation. Anastasia Dergacheva, Ksenia Andreeva and office managing partner Vasilisa Strizh are the key partners.

Russia > Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP handles the full scope of corporate and M&A work and private equity transactions including the related finance, IP, antitrust, regulatory and contentious matters. The department attracts praise for its significant strength in cross-border deals; Brian Zimbler is active in the Moscow and Washington DC offices, while Roman Dashko splits his time between Moscow and New York. Managing partner and newly appointed department head Vasilisa Strizh assists domestic and globally recognised investors with deals in the media and telecoms, financial services, energy, and pharmaceuticals sectors. Senior associate Philip Korotin and associate Valentina Semenikhina are also noted. Artem Tamaev was also hired from Herbert Smith as a new Partner in March 2020.