Press Release

| March 3, 2011

Brian Zimbler Named Russian M&A; Lawyer of the Year at International Law Office‘s Client Choice Awards

(MOSCOW/LONDON – March 3, 2011) – Brian Zimbler, managing partner of Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf’s Moscow office, has been awarded Russian M&A Lawyer of the Year by International Law Office at the publication’s 2011 Client Choice Awards, which are held in conjunction with the Association of Corporate Counsel.

ILO examines the work and reputation of over 2000 individuals, conducting extensive research and numerous interviews with clients to identify the winners in each category. Lawyers are assessed on their capabilities in a number of categories, such as quality of advice, value for money, commercial awareness and communication.

Mr Zimbler led Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf teams on a number of headline deals in 2010, including advising clients such as GE and Alstom on strategic joint ventures in Russia.

Mr Zimbler is also regularly listed as a leading lawyer by Legal 500, Chambers and Global Counsel.

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