Skadden Arps appoints Russian office leaders

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has appointed joint heads for Moscow, drafting in a project finance and M&A specialist from its Chicago office.

Dmitri Kovalenko’s move from the US to Moscow means that he, along with resident lawyer Alexey Kiyashko, will become European counsel as well as co-heads of the office.

Partner Pranav Trivedi will continue to split his time between London and Moscow, advising on international corporate finance, privatisations as well as M&A.