On 5 April, 2023, Kommersant published the results of its annual legal market research.
EPAM is recommended in nearly every area of law (33 out of 37) of the federal ranking and in all industries (26 out of 26). At the same time, in 56 of the 59 areas in which the Firm is ranked, EPAM holds a leading position in Band 1.
The individual federal ranking of the best lawyers recommends 23 experts from the Firm out of 33 nominations. 4 lawyers have been recognised in the ranking for the first time:
- Ilya Nikiforov, Managing Partner at EPAM;
- Denis Arkhipov, Managing Partner of Moscow Office and Co-Head of Litigation Practice at EPAM;
- Ivan Smirnov, Managing Partner, EPAM St. Petersburg Office;
- Victoria Burkovskaya, Partner, Head of the White Collar Crime Practice;
- Dmitry Glazounov, Partner, Head of Banking & Finance and Capital Markets Practice;
- Valery Eremenko, Partner, Co-Head of Litigation Practice;
- Sergey Kalinin, Partner, Head of Tax Practice;
- Mikhail Kazantsev, Partner, Head of Public Policy and Natural Resources Practices, Co-Head of Real Estate and Construction Practice;
- Natalia Korosteleva, Partner, Head of Competition Law Practice;
- Arkady Krasnikhin, Partner, Head of M&A and Corporate Practice;
- Roman Malovitsky, Partner, Banking & Finance and Capital Markets Practice;
- Anna Numerova, Partner, Competition Law Practice;
- Taras Rabko, Partner, Head of Energy and Environment / Technical Regulation Practices;
- Evgeny Raschevsky, Partner, Solicitor, Head of International Arbitration and Litigation Practice;
- Vera Rikhterman, Partner, Litigation Practice;
- Pavel Sadovsky, Partner, Head of Intellectual Property / TMT Practice;
- Konstantin Tretyakov, Partner, White Collar Crime Practice;
- Elena Agaeva, Counsel, Head of Personal Data Protection Practice and M&A and Corporate Practice in St Petersburg;
- Alexey Karchiomov, Counsel, Head of International Trade and Customs and Maritime Shipping / Transport Law Practices;
- Irina Kosovskaya, Deputy Head of Intellectual Property / TMT practice;
- Ekaterina Verle, Counsel, Co-Head of Real Estate and Construction Practice;
- Helen Avakyan, Counsel, Administrative Law Practice;
- Anton Alekseev, Counsel, Real Estate and Construction Practice.
The Rising Stars rating includes: Irina Kosovskaya, Counsel; Anton Alekseev, Counsel; and Yury Nefedov, Senior Associate.
Ivan Smirnov, Managing Partner of the EPAM St. Petersburg Office was also included in the regional ranking.