International Law Office Marks & Sokolov Attend the 18th Anniversary Reception of the Independence of Ukraine in Washington, DC

Philadelphia, PA (PressExposure) October 06, 2009 -- Marks & Sokolov was gratified to join dignitaries from both Ukraine and the United States to mark Ukranian Independence Day. The event marked the 18th anniversary of voters’ approval of a referendum formalizing Ukraine’s declaration of independence.

This dissolution, in the wake of a rapidly changing legal environment, would become fertile ground for Marks & Sokolov to open a Moscow law office in 1998 and a Kyiv law office in 2005. Because of this international presence, Marks & Sokolov, with corporate, transactional, and litigation counsel experience, is well regarded as the leading firm with expertise in commercial legal matters involving the West and the former Soviet Union.

At the helm of Marks & Sokolov, is Bruce Marks Esq., Philadelphia attorney, founder and managing member of the Philadelphia law firm, as well as the Kyiv and Russian office. Philadelphia lawyer, Bruce Marks, is well known for his skilled trial advocacy work in both U.S. and foreign jurisdictions and for his seasoned negotiating skills in transactional matters. Bruce Marks, an attorney in Philadelphia, has successfully represented Western, Russian, and Ukrainian clients in commercial, professional malpractice, lender liability, securities fraud, maritime, and RICO litigation matters—some involving billions of dollars in claims.

Managing the Russian law firm at Marks & Sokolov is attorney, Sergey Sokolov. Sergey is widely viewed as an expert in legal issues involving real estate, corporate governance, and commerce between Western companies and those of the former Soviet Union.

Gene Burd, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania lawyer is managing director of the Ukraine law office with lawyers in Kyiv. Being a lawyer in Philadelphia with extensive transactional experience at Marks & Sokolov, Gene also represented clients in major arbitrations involving multimillion dollar contractual and fraud claims.

Marks & Sokolov, with international lawyers in Pennsylvania, has a unique combined experience which typifies their global presence with a Philadelphia, Russian and Ukrainian law firm.

About Marks & Sokolov, LLC

Marks & Sokolov is an international law firm with offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Moscow, Russia, and Kyiv, Ukraine. Under the direction of Bruce Marks, Managing Director, the firm provides a full range of international litigation and arbitration services to Russian and Ukrainian businesses and individuals in the United States and international clients throughout the world. Marks & Sokolov is known for its extensive experience in handling transactions for Western clients doing business in Russia and Ukraine and Russian/Ukrainian clients doing business internationally.

Maria Grechishkina
Marks & Sokolov, LLC
1835 Market Street, 28th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 569-8901

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Press Release Submitted On: October 06, 2009 at 5:06 am
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