Quinn Emanuel set to launch in Moscow after Dechert hires

October 19, 2011 Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is set to launch a new office in Moscow with the hire of two senior litigation partners from Dechert. Ivan Marisin and Vasily Kuznetsov both joined Dechert's Moscow office from Clifford Chance last year.

Quinn Emanuel managing partner John Quinn said: ‘We see Moscow as a key source of work for both our practices in London and the US and we are very excited that Ivan and Vasily have agreed to help us exploit the opportunities that Russia presents to the west."

"We are fundamentally a trial firm, and Ivan, who is widely acknowledged as one of the most experienced and toughest advocates in Russia, is a like-minded individual who we are confident will contribute to our brand and practice internationally."

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