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MOSCOW, May 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxim Levinson has been named Partner in Charge of the Moscow office, effective July 1 of this year.
"Maxim has extensive experience in the oil and gas, power and financial sectors with an exceptional reputation in the Russian market," said Baker Botts' Managing Partner Andrew M. Baker. "His appointment aligns perfectly with our strategic vision for Moscow."
Levinson concentrates on mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructurings. He also has broad experience in structuring, drafting and negotiating international financing transactions, including acquisition and project finance transactions and financings guaranteed by export credit agencies. He has advised on matters for clients such as Gazprombank, Novatek, SUEK, EBRD and IFC.
Levinson joined Baker Botts in 2008 as a corporate partner. He will succeed Steve Wardlaw as Partner in Charge, who will divide his time between the Moscow and London offices, working on European and Central Asian energy matters.
"I am proud of the Firm's success in Russia to date and will continue to expand this office and the services that we can offer to clients, both new and existing," said Levinson.
The Moscow office opened in 1993. Since then, the office has grown to nearly 30 lawyers that provide a complete range of legal services to energy industry clients as well as aviation, banking, corporate, finance, technology, consumer products, mining, power and real estate companies. Moscow lawyers have been recognized by leading third party sources such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500 EMEA and Who's Who Legal.
About Baker Botts
Baker Botts is an international law firm with over 725 lawyers and a network of 13 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors. Throughout our 172-year history, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit www.bakerbotts.com.
Mike Cinelli, associate director, PR, office