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Morgan Lewis Practices and Lawyers Earn Highest Recognition in Legal 500 EMEA 2017 Guide

April 18, 2017

LONDON, April 18, 2017: Morgan Lewis is pleased to announce its top-tier rankings in the distinguished Legal 500 EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) 2017 guide. The firm garners the highest form of recognition (Tier 1) across three competitive practice areas and is recommended in 15 others. Three Morgan Lewis partners are singled out as “Leading Lawyers” and an additional 13 are recommended in several of the annual publication’s key practice categories.

The guide designates Morgan Lewis as a leader in the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets (Kazakhstan) category; the Commercial, Corporate and M&A (Moscow) category; and the Energy and Natural Resources (Russia) category. Leading lawyers include partners Aset Shyngyssov (Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Kazakhstan), Brian Zimbler (Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Moscow), and Jonathan Hines (Energy and Natural Resources, Russia). Morgan Lewis is also recommended in the following 15 practice areas:

  • Employment, France
  • Dispute Resolution, Kazakhstan
  • Energy and Natural Resources, Kazakhstan
  • Banking and Finance, Russia
  • Capital Markets, Russia
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Mediation, Russia
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Russia
  • Intellectual Property, Russia
  • Real Estate and Construction, Russia
  • TMT, Russia
  • Banking and Finance, UAE
  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A, UAE
  • Investment Funds, UAE
  • Corporate and M&A: Midsized Domestic Deals, Germany
  • Islamic Finance, UAE

Select Morgan Lewis lawyers are individually recommended, including:

  • Aset Shyngyssov (Banking, Finance and Capital Markets; Dispute Resolution; Energy and Natural Resources, Kazakhstan)
  • Bruce Johnston (Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Kazakhstan)
  • Bakhytzhan Kadyrov (Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Kazakhstan)
  • Grigory Marinichev (Banking and Finance – Lender or Arranger side; Capital Markets, Russia)
  • Carter Brod (Capital Markets, Russia)
  • Brian Zimbler (Intellectual Property; TMT, Russia)
  • Roman Dashko (Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Moscow; Energy and Natural Resources, Russia)
  • Vasilisa Strizh (Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Russia)
  • Nane Oganesyan (Dispute Resolution – Arbitration and Mediation; Dispute Resolution – Litigation, Russia)
  • Alexander Marchenko (Energy and Natural Resources, Russia)
  • Dmitry Kunitsa (Real Estate and Construction, Russia)
  • Ayman Khaleq (Banking and Finance; Investment Funds; Islamic Finance, UAE)
  • Tarek El-Assra (Banking and Finance; Islamic Finance, UAE)
  • James Knight (Commercial, Corporate and M&A, UAE)
  • Philip Dowsett (Commercial, Corporate and M&A; Investment Funds, UAE)