Prominent Russian counsel, Kirill Parinov, has joined Quinn Emanuel as managing partner of its Moscow office. Kirill’s practice focuses on cross-border litigation, international arbitration, and complex financial disputes. Prior to joining Quinn Emanuel, Kirill served as Group General Counsel and a member of the Management Board for Norilsk Nickel, where he oversaw a global team of over 180 people spread across 8 jurisdictions, covering all areas of litigation affecting a multinational company with a U.S. listing in the heavily regulated mining industry. Prior to this, he was General Counsel of Interros and Sidanco Oil Company. Kirill was also employed by Atlantic Richfield Company, Vinson & Elkins, and Freshfields in both Moscow and Washington, D.C. He holds a degree in law from Lomonosov Moscow State University and a Master's degree from Southern Methodist University. Since 2008, Kirill has been a Member of the Joint Commission on Corporate Ethics of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and, due to his expertise in developing cross-border litigation and complex financial strategies across the globe, he regularly appears as a panelist or keynote speaker at international seminars and conferences.