Yuriy L. Nemets

Managing Member

Yuriy is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law, from which he received his Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Laws (LLM) degrees, and Moscow State Law Academy (Russia), from which he received his first law degree and his Ph.D. in law.  Yuriy has practiced law for over twenty years.  He worked at one of the most prominent litigation law firms in the United States (ranked top 30 by Vault Law 100) and at one of the most distinguished law firms in Russia.  Yuriy also worked as an in-house counsel at Yukos, one of the world’s largest privately owned energy companies at the time, where he successfully headed the company’s litigation and recoveries department.

Yuriy specializes in representing the victims of INTERPOL abuse, in international extradition matters, domestic and international litigation and arbitration, cross-border investments, international trade, transportation, corporate, banking and intellectual property law.  Yuriy is actively involved in academic life.  His articles about INTERPOL abuse and the rights of individuals on the international wanted list as well as about intellectual property, banking and defamation law are published in authoritative law reviews.  Yuriy has testified as an expert witness on the subject of INTERPOL abuse and the rights of individuals on the international wanted list in courts in the United States and the European Union.  At the request of the United States Helsinki Commission, Yuriy has drafted amendments to INTERPOL’s rules necessary to protect the rights of individuals on the international wanted list and amendments to the United States laws and regulations necessary to stop the practice of using INTERPOL red notices and diffusions as evidence against individuals in immigration and extradition cases.  Yuriy regularly participates in panels dedicated to the problem of INTERPOL abuse under the aegis of the American Bar Association.  He is a member of a working group to reform INTERPOL.

Yuriy is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and New York.

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Northwestern University School of Law - JD, LLM
Kellogg School of Management - Certificate in Business Administration
Moscow State Law Academy (Russia) - LLB, PhD in Law


New York
District of Columbia