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Igor Margulyan
Lawyer
New York
800 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
+1 212 488 1263
New York
800 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
+1 212 488 1263

Igor Margulyan litigates in cross-border commercial disputes that often involve parallel proceedings in the U.S., Russia or greater Europe. Mr. Margulyan has particular experience representing individuals and companies in matters involving fraud, breach of contract, and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.

Before joining Kobre & Kim, he practiced at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, JD
  • Columbia University, BA

Languages

  • Russian

Select Engagements

  • Representation of a Russian venture capital firm in federal court litigation involving alleged Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act violations, fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and other claims.
  • Representation of Russia's largest commercial bank in a contract dispute arising out of commercial guaranties governed by Russian law.
  • Representation of a major European telecommunications company in arbitration arising out of a shareholders agreement related to investments in one of Russia's largest mobile phone service providers.
  • Representation of a Japanese printer manufacturer in a dispute arising out of a patent licensing agreement.
  • Representation of a major European telecommunications company in connection with regulatory investigation of alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.
  • Representation of a Serbian commercial enterprise in a dispute with the republics of Croatia and Slovenia over interpleaded fund ownership.
  • Representation of a U.S. investment fund in a shareholders dispute arising out of an investment in an Indian securities business.
 

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, "Forum Non Conveniens. How to transfer a court case from the US to Russia" (Corporate Lawyer, August 2017) (in Russian)
  • Co-author, "Personal Jurisdiction of the US Courts. When a foreign company may become a defendant" (Corporate Lawyer, June 2017) (in Russian)
  • Co-author, "Fee-Shifting Effect of Choice-of-Law Clauses" (New York Law Journal, May 2017)

Credentials

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, JD
  • Columbia University, BA

Languages

  • Russian

Engagements

  • Representation of a Russian venture capital firm in federal court litigation involving alleged Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act violations, fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and other claims.
  • Representation of Russia's largest commercial bank in a contract dispute arising out of commercial guaranties governed by Russian law.
  • Representation of a major European telecommunications company in arbitration arising out of a shareholders agreement related to investments in one of Russia's largest mobile phone service providers.
  • Representation of a Japanese printer manufacturer in a dispute arising out of a patent licensing agreement.
  • Representation of a major European telecommunications company in connection with regulatory investigation of alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.
  • Representation of a Serbian commercial enterprise in a dispute with the republics of Croatia and Slovenia over interpleaded fund ownership.
  • Representation of a U.S. investment fund in a shareholders dispute arising out of an investment in an Indian securities business.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • International Bar Association, Member

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, "Forum Non Conveniens. How to transfer a court case from the US to Russia" (Corporate Lawyer, August 2017) (in Russian)
  • Co-author, "Personal Jurisdiction of the US Courts. When a foreign company may become a defendant" (Corporate Lawyer, June 2017) (in Russian)
  • Co-author, "Fee-Shifting Effect of Choice-of-Law Clauses" (New York Law Journal, May 2017)