Alexander Kovko is a practicing lawyer and Counsel of our Criminal Law Practice. His expertise focuses on complex, multi-episode criminal cases in the field of economics, as well as those related to the investigation of crimes against state power and the interests of public service, embezzlement of funds, money laundering.
Mr. Kovko has successfully defended those accused of corruption and official crimes, fraud, embezzlement, as well as representing victims at all stages of the criminal process. He has represented clients in a range of complex criminal matters at the trial level. He often counsels clients on strategic legal issues arising from litigation, legislation, or governmental oversight or investigation.
Before joining the Advocate’s Bar Alexander served in the Prosecutor’s Office of the Russian Federation, and since 2007 in the Investigative Committee of Russia, ending his career as Deputy Head of the Military Investigation Department of the Investigating Committee of Russia. During his service, he specialized in complex cases of embezzlement of state property, public corruption, fraud, and official crimes.
Alexander has two higher degrees, one of them is in law at the Moscow University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation and over 25 years of practical experience in the criminal law field.