Akin Gump Expands Investment Funds Practice In Moscow

Monday, September 1, 2008 - 00:00

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that partner Burke McDavid has returned to the firm's Moscow office to head their market-leading Russian investment funds practice. He was most recently based in the firm's Dallas office.

Mr. McDavid has nearly a decade of experience advising international clients in relation to the formation and operation of international private investment funds, including both hedge funds and private equity funds.

Fluent in Russian, Mr. McDavid has spent three extended periods of time in Russia with Akin Gump in Moscow.

Akin Gump currently acts for numerous Russian investment banks and investment managers on all aspects of alternative investment funds, including hedge, private equity and real estate. The firm also acts for many Western investment managers looking to access the CIS markets.