Chadbourne & Parke LLP is an international law firm with over 425 attorneys in 12 offices around the world. Since its founding in 1902, Chadbourne has been dedicated to providing practical business solutions to a diverse range of clients in virtually all areas of law, emphasizing M&A, corporate/corporate finance, U.S. and international tax, bankruptcy and financial restructuring, energy/renewable energy, project finance, insurance/reinsurance, intellectual property, private equity/fund formation, international arbitration, commercial and product liability litigation, securities litigation and regulatory enforcement, antitrust, real estate and communications/technology. Major geographical areas of concentration include Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Latin America.
Chadbourne has maintained a strong presence in the CIS since 1990, when it became one of the first foreign law firms to open an office in Moscow. Our Russia and CIS practice has now grown to more than 80 lawyers based in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kyiv, Almaty, and London, and we are widely recognized as one of the leading law firms in the region. Throughout the past 20 years, not only have we advised on numerous complex first-of-a-kind transactions, but also on the day-to-day operations of our clients that impact upon their bottom line. We combine a strong local presence in the region with the depth of experience necessary to provide meaningful, practical business advice.
Our Moscow and St. Petersburg offices are comprised of over 20 U.S.-, English-and Russian-qualified attorneys. Our attorneys are frequently listed in publications such as Chambers Global, Euromoney Expert Guides, European Legal Experts and Who"s Who as leading lawyers in the fields of banking and finance, project finance, energy, corporate and commercial law, natural resources, and litigation.
Among our many recommendations in the region, Chadbourne is seen as having "one of the best [Russian corporate practices] there is" (Legal 500: EMEA 2009). We are likewise praised for our "responsive approach and extensive expertise" and "diligent handling of a deal, together with an accomplished negotiating style" (Chambers Global 2009).