On April 26, 2021, Forbes released its annual ranking of Russia’s leading law firms. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has become №1 in this ranking for the second year in a row.
Forbes highlights EPAM as the largest law firm in Russia in terms of annual revenues and the number of lawyers. The Firm is advising on a number of significant cases including high-profile antitrust case against Yandex: EPAM is representing a collation of companies accusing IT giant of abuse of its dominant position in the Internet search market.
Forbes ranks big local law firms having wide specialization and more than 50% held by Russian owners. Its long list includes the largest law firms in terms of revenue according to the Pravo.ru-300, 2020.
Forbes’ ranking is based on six criteria such as annual revenues, revenue per lawyer, general number of court decisions in cases considered under general rules of procedure, % of disputes with the state, total value of all the disputes during the year, and media coverage index.