Debevoise Plimpton LLP is an international law firm that offers a diverse range of sophisticated legal services to businesses and individuals. Founded in 1931, the firm now has approximately 595 lawyers and offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Paris, London, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong and Shanghai. We are positioned to serve clients efficiently in each of the three major economic regions of the world – the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Our practice in Russia and the other Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries has grown steadily since its inception in 1987. Our Moscow office runs the firm’s business in the region, working closely with lawyers in our U.S. and Western European offices, many of whom have considerable experience with Russia/CIS projects. We represent companies in a wide range of industries and our clients include Russian, North American, European and Asian companies, whom we regularly advise on transactions and projects in Russia and other CIS countries. Throughout the years our firm has worked on some of the most prominent transactions in the region (with a combined list value over $200 billion USD in the past few years).