ARSEN ABLAEV, an associate in the Chicago office, has represented clients in shareholder derivative actions, securities class actions, corporate governance disputes, antitrust and securities regulatory matters, cross-border transaction diligence, and a variety of disputes arising from acquisitions and large-scale commercial lending. Arsen has assisted clients at all stages of the litigation process, from evaluation of potential claims to settlement negotiations. He has experience writing dispositive and non-dispositive motions, drafting and negotiating settlement agreements, advising directors on derivative demand issues, and managing complex factual discovery, including client and potential witness interviews.
Arsen graduated from Harvard Law School where he served as an editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology. Prior to joining the firm, Arsen served as a law clerk to the Honorable Mark E. Recktenwald, Chief Justice of the Hawaii Supreme Court.