Mikhail Usubyan advises private and public companies, funds and investors on cross-border M&A, private equity, joint ventures, venture capital and strategic investments.
Over his 15-year legal career, Mikhail has handled numerous cross-border M&A and finance projects in a variety of areas. He has substantial experience in technology, infrastructure, and real estate/construction. Mikhail actively advises on private equity and venture capital transactions.
Mikhail regularly deals with U.S. controls of foreign investments (CFIUS) as well as the U.S. economic sanctions. He also advises on Russian and cross-border privacy issues.
Qualified to practice New York and Russian law, Mikhail is well positioned to handle international transactions. A lot of Mikhail's projects (handled in cooperation with lawyers qualified in the relevant countries) also involve English law, as well as laws of Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Cyprus, BVI, Cayman Islands, Bermuda and other jurisdictions. Over the course of his career Mikhail has been based in London, Moscow, Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C.
Before joining the firm, Mikhail was an attorney at Baker McKenzie and Coudert Brothers.