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Ukraine Crisis Resource Center

Press Coverage

Sanctions Threaten To Cripple Russia’s Multibillion-Dollar Crypto Industry
April 22, 2022 — CNBC
Related Professionals: Anand Sithian

Russia Sanctions Led American Express To Cut Financial Lifeline In Ukraine
April 22, 2022 — Wall Street Journal
Related Professionals: Robert Clifton Burns

Sanctioning An Ether Address Isn't Stopping Transactions
April 22, 2022 — CoinDesk
Related Professionals: Anand Sithian

Investor Claims Over Russian Nationalization Won't Be Easy
April 5, 2022 — Law360
Related Professionals: Ian A. Laird

Labor of Law: How Can Companies Pay Employees in Russia?
March 31, 2022 — Law.com

Law.com* speaks with senior counsel Clif Burns about the challenges companies are facing when closing down branches in Russia with a considerable number of American employees. According to Burns, companies don’t want to start closing down operations while Americans are there and risk their arrest, and several strategies have been developed for paying Russia-based employees.

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Related Professionals: Robert Clifton Burns

‘It’s All Starting Now’: Crowell’s Ian Laird On The Commercial Disputes Likely To Result From Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine
March 29, 2022 — The AMLaw Litigation Daily

The Am Law Litigation Daily features a Q&A with partner Ian Laird, co-chair of the International Dispute Resolution Group. Laird discusses how events unfurling on a daily basis will form the foundation for what evolves and develops over the next five-to-ten years, and the need for those affected by the invasion to determine where they fit into the developing landscape of legal disputes.

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Related Professionals: Ian A. Laird


U.S. Sanctions Lawyers Are Busier Than Ever. Here's What Clients Want To Know
March 17, 2022 — Reuters
Related Professionals: Caroline E. Brown

Confiscating A Russian Oligarch’s Luxury Condo Requires Much More Than Political Bluster
March 15, 2022 — POLITICO
Related Professionals: David (Dj) Wolff

Law Firms Scramble To Keep Pace With Unprecedented Russian Sanctions
March 14, 2022 — ABA Journal
Related Professionals: Caroline E. Brown

Oil And Gas Companies Are Looking At A Bonanza From The Ukraine War
March 10, 2022 — The Guardian
Related Professionals: Robin Baillie

Former Fox Director Indictment Illustrates DOJ’s Tough Approach To Russia Sanctions
March 10, 2022 — Global Investigations Review (subscription required)
Related Professionals: Anand Sithian

From McDonald’s To TikTok, Why Are Big Brands Bailing On Russia?
March 9, 2022 — Al Jazeera
Related Professionals: David (Dj) Wolff

Compliance Scramble Intensifies As Russia Sanctions Stack Up
March 8, 2022 — Reuters
Related Professionals: Caroline E. Brown

Aframax Rates Jump On Risk-Premium Fears As EU Eyes Shipping Ban On Russia
March 7, 2022 — S&P Global
Related Professionals: David (Dj) Wolff

Crypto Exchange Executives Respond To Sanction 'Misinformation'
March 5, 2022 — The Block
Related Professionals: Caroline E. Brown

Banks Race to Pinpoint Sanction Risks After Russia Clampdown
March 3, 2022 — Bloomberg News
Related Professionals: Michelle J. Linderman

Speed, Complexity of Russia Sanctions Regime Unprecedented, Lawyers Say
March 3, 2022 — Export Compliance Daily

Law Firms Dash To Handle Flood Of Russia Sanctions Q's
March 3, 2022 — Law360
Related Professionals: Caroline E. Brown

Could Russian Banks And Oligarchs Use Crypto To Evade Sanctions?
March 2, 2022 — American Banker
Related Professionals: Caroline E. Brown

Ukraine Crisis Contacts

Antitrust

Shawn R. Johnson
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2624
Email: srjohnson@crowell.com

Learn more about our Antitrust & Competition practice.

Aviation

Eileen M. Gleimer
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2840
Email: egleimer@crowell.com

Learn more about our Aviation practice.

Corporate

Bryan Brewer
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2605
Email: bbrewer@crowell.com
Jennifer K. Grady
Partner – New York
Phone: +1.212.530.1893
Email: jgrady@crowell.com
Frederick (Rick) Hyman
Partner – New York
Phone: +1.212.803.4028
Email: fhyman@crowell.com
Richard J. Lee
Partner – New York
Phone: +1.212.530.1937
Email: rlee@crowell.com
Scott Lessne
Senior Counsel – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2597
Email: slessne@crowell.com
Timothy E. Lin
Partner – New York
Phone: +1.212.530.1921
Email: tlin@crowell.com
Kevin Rubinstein
Partner – New York
Phone: +1.212.530.1818
Email: krubinstein@crowell.com
Cathryn Williams
Partner – London
Phone: +44.20.7413.1345, +44.07775.900050
Email: cewilliams@crowell.com

Learn more about our Corporate & Transactional practice.

Cybersecurity

Evan D. Wolff
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2615
Email: ewolff@crowell.com
Alexander Urbelis
Senior Counsel – New York
Phone: +1.212.895.4254
Email: aurbelis@crowell.com

Learn more about our Privacy & Cybersecurity practice.

Financial Services

Carlton Greene
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2818
Email: cgreene@crowell.com
Andrew J. Knight
Partner – London
Phone: +44.20.7413.1366
Email: aknight@crowell.com
Richard J. Lee
Partner – New York
Phone: +1.212.530.1937
Email: rlee@crowell.com
Michael D. Mann
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.261.2990
Email: mmann@crowell.com
Andrew M. Martin
Partner – London
Phone: +44.20.7382.4890
Email: amartin@crowell.com
William Q. Orbe
Partner – New York
Phone: +1.212.530.1850
Email: worbe@crowell.com
Gregory Gennady Plotko
Partner – New York
Phone: +1.212.530.1924
Email: gplotko@crowell.com

Learn more about our Financial Services practice.

Government Affairs

James G. Flood
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2716
Email: jflood@crowell.com
Kate Beale
Senior Policy Director – Washington, D.C.(CMI)
Phone: +1.202.508.8997
Email: KBeale@crowell.com

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Government Contracts

Robert J. Sneckenberg
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2874
Email: rsneckenberg@crowell.com
Peter Eyre
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2807
Email: peyre@crowell.com
Laura J. Mitchell Baker
Counsel – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2581
Email: lbaker@crowell.com
Christopher D. Garcia
Counsel – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.688.3450
Email: cgarcia@crowell.com
Rina M. Gashaw
Associate – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2827
Email: rgashaw@crowell.com
Allison Skager
Associate – Los Angeles
Phone: +1.213.310.7957
Email: askager@crowell.com

Learn more about our Government Contracts practice.

Global Mobility

Nicole Janigian Simonian
Partner – Los Angeles, Shanghai
Phone: +1.213.310.7998
Email: nsimonian@crowell.com

Learn more about our Global Mobility practice.

Insurance

Laura Foggan
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2774
Email: lfoggan@crowell.com

Learn more about our Insurance / Reinsurance practice.

International Trade/Sanctions/Export Control

John B. Brew
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2720
Email: jbrew@crowell.com
Caroline E. Brown
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2509
Email: cbrown@crowell.com
Carlton Greene
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2818
Email: cgreene@crowell.com
Robert Holleyman
Partner and C&M International President & CEO – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2505
Email: rholleyman@crowell.com
Michelle J. Linderman
Partner – London
Phone: +44.20.7413.1353
Email: mlinderman@crowell.com
Jeffrey L. Snyder
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2790
Email: jsnyder@crowell.com
David (Dj) Wolff
Partner; Attorney at Law – Washington, D.C., London
Phone: +1.202.624.2548, +44.20.7413.1368
Email: djwolff@crowell.com
Robert Clifton Burns
Senior Counsel – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.688.3448
Email: cburns@crowell.com

Learn more about our International Trade practice.

International Dispute Resolution

Meagan T. Bachman
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2722
Email: mbachman@crowell.com
Ian A. Laird
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2879
Email: ilaird@crowell.com
John L. Murino
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2663
Email: jmurino@crowell.com
Laurence Winston
Partner – London
Phone: +44.20.7413.1333
Email: lwinston@crowell.com

Learn more about our International Dispute Resolution practice.

Labor & Employment

Sadina Montani
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.508.8875
Email: smontani@crowell.com

Learn more about our Labor & Employment practice.

Technology & Brand Protection

Andrew J. Avsec
Partner – Chicago
Phone: +1.312.840.3260
Email: aavsec@crowell.com
Virginia Wolk Marino
Partner – Chicago
Phone: +1.312.840.3228
Email: vmarino@crowell.com

Learn more about our Technology & Brand Protection practice.

Tax

S. Starling Marshall
Partner – New York
Phone: +1.212.895.4263
Email: smarshall@crowell.com
Irina Pisareva
Partner – New York
Phone: +1.212.803.4067
Email: ipisareva@crowell.com

Learn more about our Tax practice.

Force Majeure

Bryan Brewer
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2605
Email: bbrewer@crowell.com
Allyson McKinstry
Partner – New York
Phone: +1.212.803.4061
Email: amckinstry@crowell.com
Scott L. Winkelman
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2972
Email: swinkelman@crowell.com
Laurence Winston
Partner – London
Phone: +44.20.7413.1333
Email: lwinston@crowell.com

White Collar

Michael K. Atkinson
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1.202.624.2540
Email: matkinson@crowell.com
Michael J. Gunnison
Senior Counsel – Doha
Email: mgunnison@crowell.com

Learn more about our White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement practice.