portrait of Alexander Khvoshchinskiy

Alexander Khvoshchinskiy has joined Walker Clark LLC as a Principal, effective 1 April 2015, and will be based in Berlin.

Considered by many in the legal profession to be Russia's best-known and most successful legal management consultant, Khvoshchinskiy will lead strategic planning and achievement projects for law firms in eastern Europe, Asia, and the Russian Federation. He also will participate in Walker Clark projects worldwide, advising on business development, governance, practice management, quality assurance, and professional development.

Alexander Khvoshchinskiy earned his law degree, with honors, at Moscow State Lomonossov University and an LL.M. degree in European Business Law at the Catholic University of Nijmegen / Pallas Consortium in the Netherlands. Since beginning his legal practice in 1993, he has been active in the development of the legal profession in Russia and other CIS countries, not only as a practicing lawyer but also consulting to more than 70 law firms and legal offices. His contributions to the legal profession have included national and international projects involving high-level research and policy development for governmental legal entities, such as the Constitutional Court and Supreme Economic Court of the Russian Federation, and major professional associations, such as the Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation.

Khvoshchinskiy currently is the chairman of the Financials Working Group of the Law Firm Financial Management Committee of the International Bar Association, is one of the founders, and a 2015 Co-Chair, of the IBA Law Firm Management Conference in Moscow, and is a frequent speaker at international legal conferences. His languages include English, Russian, and German.

Norman Clark, the Managing Principal of Walker Clark, commented, "We are enriched and honored by Alexander's decision to join us. His experience and expertise, particularly in the emerging legal markets that long have been a Walker Clark specialty, will deliver great added value to all of our clients worldwide, and especially to those in the Russian Federation and eastern Europe."

Founded in 2002, Walker Clark LLC is an international management consulting firm that works exclusively with the legal profession. Walker Clark delivers a unique multidisciplinary approach that draws upon its members' decades of experience and expertise in legal practice, counseling psychology, economics, business strategy, marketing, operations, organizational development, and change management. With headquarters in Fort Myers, Florida, the firm consists of seven professional members based in North America, Latin America, and Europe, who have advised clients in more than 66 countries worldwide.