Valery Eremenko > Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Offices
21, 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Str.
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Litigation, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Insurance
Co-head of Litigation Practice
Valery is a Partner and Co-head of the Litigation Practice and Head of the Insurance Law Practice. He has over 20 years of experience in the area of dispute resolution, having been involved in over 1500 litigation proceedings. He has represented his clients before the Presidium of the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation in a number of precedent-setting disputes as well as before the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. Valery has represented clients before the Federal Antimonopoly Service and its regional subdivisions in the course of administrative proceedings arising from violations of antitrust laws.
Prior to joining EPAM, Valery headed a litigation boutique he co-founded in 2000.
Valery has been a member of the Moscow Bar Association since 1998.
Valery graduated from the Law School of Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1997 and obtained his PhD in insurance and competition law in 2005.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners fields one of the largest full-service dispute resolution teams, which attracts praise from clients and peers for its national and international litigation strength. The group also has expertise in criminal matters, acting before law enforcement authorities and criminal courts; the team’s experience also notably includes cross-border cooperation with Interpol. Valery Eremenko leads the department, where recently promoted partner Vera Rikhterman and counsel Tatiana Neveeva are also standout practitioners. Managing partner Ivan Smirnov and counsel Evgeny Gurchenko are the key contracts in St. Petersburg. Dmitry Dyakin left the firm in 2020.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ bankruptcy and restructuring department is led by Valery Eremenko from the Moscow office. Clients and peers praise the group’s traditional strength in bankruptcy litigation; the team is also well versed in non-contentious issues and draws on the expertise of the firm’s M&A practice for issues concerning distressed assets and financial rehabilitation. Ivan Smirnov is a seasoned bankruptcy litigator and manages the St. Petersburg office, where he works closely with recently promoted counsel Evgeny Gurchenko. Dimitry Afanasiev and Denis Arkhipov are also noteworthy individuals in the Moscow-based group. Dmitry Dyakin left the firm in 2020.
- Dispute resolution: Litigation - Russia
- Leading individuals - Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation
- Restructuring and insolvency - Russia
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Capital markets
- Commercial, corporate and M&a: St Petersburg and elsewhere
- Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation
- Dispute resolution: Litigation
- Intellectual property
- Private client
- Restructuring and insolvency
- White-collar crime