Jonathan Socolow is General Counsel of the firm. Jonathan was General Counsel of LUKOIL North America from 2014 to 2017. Prior to that, he was Of Counsel in New York (1 year) and Partner in Moscow (3 years) at the global law firm of DLA Piper practicing in its energy sector. Prior to that, he spent 10 years as a Senior Counsel in the Moscow office of the global law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld practicing in its energy sector. Previous to that, Jonathan was a partner at the energy specializing boutique law firm of Wright & Talisman in its Washington DC office (6 years) and Newport Beach, CA office (1.5 years). Jonathan has a J.D. from Columbia University (Columbia Law School) and an A.B. in philosophy from Columbia University (Columbia College).