About Our Moscow Office

Skadden’s Moscow office opened in 1992 and focuses primarily on corporate and finance transactions, including fintech, technology and software; financial services and banking; food and beverage; retail and consumer goods; energy and natural resources; pharmaceuticals; automotive and industrial; and communications, media and entertainment. Our transactional and regulatory practices cover a variety of industries, including: financial services and banking, natural resources, communications, media and entertainment, retail and consumer goods. Our Moscow lawyers work in conjunction with our other European offices, to provide integrated Russian, English and U.S. law advice.

Skadden is recognized as one of the leading law firms in Russia. We are ranked in the top tiers for Russia corporate, M&A and capital markets in The Legal 500: EMEA, IFLR1000, Chambers Europe and Chambers Global. In the last several years, Skadden’s Russia practice has received top honors from the legal and business press:

  • Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year: Russia by International Financial Law Review 2019
  • Firm of the Year in the Capital Markets and Corporate Law categories by Best Lawyers in Russia 2018
  • Firm of the Year in the Mergers & Acquisitions category, Best Lawyers in Russia 2017
  • M&A Deal of the Year, Mergers.ru 2014
  • M&A Deal of the Year, IFLR European Awards 2014
  • The Best International Legal Adviser, Mergers.ru 2013
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Russia, The American Lawyer Global Awards 2013
  • M&A Firm of the Year for Russia & CIS, Financial Times/Mergermarket European Awards 2012
  • M&A Team of the Year, IFLR European Awards 2012