14 February 2007
Leboeuf Lamb Announces New Head of Russia and CIS Dispute Resolution Practice
INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION
SPECIALIST JOINS LEBOEUF LAMB
(Moscow/London, 12 February 2007) Ч LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae announces that Norair Babadjanian joins the firm as head of the Russia and CIS dispute resolution practice. He will be based in its Moscow and London offices. Norair joins counsel Leila Litvinova in Moscow and will be working particularly closely with Arthur Marriott and Deborah Ruff in London and Eric Schwartz in Paris.
Norair specialises in international arbitration and litigation matters. Clients he has recently acted for are major Russian and international companies. He has advised on many high profile cases and on disputes under ICC, LCIA, LMAA and GAFTA rules. Norair's experience includes an associateship with Healy & Baillie LLP in New York, and seven years with Ince & Co in London. He joins LeBoeuf Lamb from DLA Piper where he set up the firm's Moscow operations and was subsequently the head of its litigation practice.
LeBoeuf Lamb Chairman, Steven H. Davis said, "The firm is delighted to welcome Norair. He is an impressive addition to our leading practice in Russia and the CIS, and will enhance our international dispute resolution capabilities there for clients."
Managing partner of LeBoeuf Lamb's Moscow office, Brian Zimbler, said, "Norair joins our integrated team of international arbitration and litigation specialists based in the key dispute resolution centres worldwide. He strengthens the specialist resources available to our clients in Moscow and London, for whom international dispute resolution is increasingly important in the fast-growing Russia and CIS market."
LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae LLP is a full-service, global law firm with more than 700 lawyers practicing in 18 offices worldwide. For more information, please visit the FirmТs Web site at www.llgm.com.