Mr. Karpukhin advises on a full scope of labor and employment matters, including on-going advisory support, litigation matters, executive compensation and trade union relations. Mr. Karpukhin also advises on general corporate and commercial matters, as well as M&A. He is well known for his previous labor and employment work with Baker & McKenzie and Dewey & LeBoeuf (which he left in 2012 for Orient Partners). Mr. Karpukhin constantly advices and represents clients in court disputes in the field of labor and employment, assists in contract terms negotiations both to the employers and executives and supports clients on on-going basis in their dealing with various labor matters. A notable angle of practice is assistance to high-level executives in negotiating their compensation and contract terms, as well as terms and conditions of exiting the companies. Mr. Karpukhin also actively supports clients in regard to trade union related matters (both strategic advice and disputes) and represents them in collective negotiations.
Mr. Karpukhin graduated, with honors, Baikal State university of Economy and Law (the city of Irkutsk) and started his legal practice in 2003. Also Mr. Karpukhin has a degree in finance (financial management) of Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation».
Alexander Karpukhin is recognized by BestLawyers in 2010-2017 as one of the top-employment lawyers in the country. In 2012 Alexander Karpukhin was recognized as the Best Employment lawyer in Russia by the BestLawyers directory. In 2007 Alexander Karpukhin was listed in Chambers Europe and Legal 500 EMEA during the period of work for a different law firm. In 2014 and 2015 Alexander Karpukhin is listed in Chambers Europe (employment) as a leading individual in the field of labor and employment law.