Stanislav Puginsky specialises in complex dispute resolution, government property management, drafting of laws, government relations, corporate governance, bankruptcy of strategic enterprises and other matters of the highest complexity.
Stanislav graduated from the law school of Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1985. His legal career started in the Soviet Law National Academic Research Centre. Between 1988 and 1993 he dedicated himself to academic research in the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation, where he obtained his PhD in Law in 1992.
Between 1997 and 1998 he held the office of Chairman of the State Defence Conversion Fund. Between 1999 and 2000 he served as Deputy General Director of the Russian Institute of Space Device Engineering Research Centre; from 2000 until 2003 he served as Deputy General Director of Almaz-Antey Air Defence Concern.
In 2003 Stanislav Puginsky began working in government service as an advisor to a Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. In 2004 he was appointed as Deputy Director of the Federal Agency for Industry, where he coordinated the activities among the sectors of industrial manufacturing and the military-industrial complex and was responsible for structural reforms of the industry, state property management, legal affairs, mobilisation training, and implementation of public policy in the area of civil defence, as well as departmental security, informational and organisational support to the Agency's executive personnel, including information security.
In 2016 Stanislav Puginsky became a member of the National Payment System Advisory Committee of the Chairman of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.
Stanislav Puginsky holds the title of Third Class Counsellor of State of the Russian Federation. He also holds a state award as an Honoured Lawyer of the Russian Federation. The Council of the Federation, the Upper Chamber of the Federal Assembly and the Parliament of the Russian Federation, awarded him a Certificate of Honour.
He is a board member of the Association of Lawyers of Russia.