13.06.2013 Dentons was ranked #1 international law firm in Russia with 26 leading lawyers listed by Best Lawyers 2013 published in a special legal issue of Vedomosti on April 25, 2013. 88 law firms in Russia participated in the ranking. 

Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guides to the legal profession worldwide. For over thirty years, it has been publishing the world's premier guide to the legal profession, with research in Russia now conducted for the fifth time. 

In 2013 St. Petersburg Partner Mikhail Ivanov was named Best Lawyer of the Year in Arbitration and Mediation, while Irina Dementyeva, Of Counsel, was awarded Best Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law, St. Petersburg. 

See the full list of Dentons’ lawyers below: 
Elena Barikhnovskaya, Of Counsel (Litigation) Boris Bruk, Of Counsel (Tax) Karina Chichkanova, Partner (Real Estate) Todd Culyba, Partner (Corporate) Irina Dementieva, Of Counsel (Corporate) Doran Doeh, Partner (Corporate) Dzhangar Dzhalchinov, Partner (Litigation) Mathieu Fabre-Magnan, Partner (Corporate, Banking & Finance, M&A) Mikhail Ivanov, Partner (Arbitration and Mediation, Litigation) Alexei Knyazhev, Partner (Corporate, M&A) Glenn Kolleeny, Partner (Corporate, M&A) Roman Kozlov, Partner (Real Estate) Theodore Matheny, Partner (Corporate) Anna McDonald, Partner (Corporate, Real Estate) Victor Naumov, St. Petersburg Managing Partner (Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Corporate, Media, Technology, Telecommunications) Tatiana Nikiforova, Of Counsel (Media) Chris Owen, Of Counsel (Capital Markets, Corporate, M&A) Georgy Pchelintsev, Of Counsel (Information Technology) Marina Ryzhkova, Partner (Labour and Employment, Arbitration and Midiation) Florian Schneider, Moscow Managing Partner (Real Estate) Alexander Skoblo, Partner (M&A) Tim Stubbs, Partner (Banking & Finance) Jane Tarassova, Partner (Corporate, M&A) Sergey Trakhtenberg, Partner (Banking & Finance) Denis Voevodin, Partner (Intellectual Property, Technology) Artem Zhavoronkov, Partner (Corporate, M&A, Real Estate, Litigation) 

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About Dentons 
Dentons is a global firm driven to provide a competitive edge in an increasingly complex and interconnected marketplace. It was formed by the combination of international law firm Salans LLP, Canadian law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (FMC) and international law firm SNR Denton. Dentons is built on the solid foundations of these three highly valued law firms. Each built an outstanding reputation and valued clientele by responding to the local, regional and national needs of a broad spectrum of clients of all sizes. Dentons' clients now benefit from more than 2,500 lawyers and professionals in 79 locations in 52 countries across Europe, the CIS, the US, the UK, Canada, Asia Pacific, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Dentons is the seventh largest law firm in the world by number of lawyers and professionals.

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