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Our Team

We are proud of our highly qualified and experienced team of attorneys, legal assistants, and support staff. Each member of our team is highly trained professional, specializing in a particular aria of law. Please continue to the right arrow to meet with each specialist of National Capital..

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Elizabeth Krukova, Attorney at Law

 

Attorney and the Founder of National Capital Legal Services, the leading law firm in the Washington DC area within Russian-speaking community, Elizabeth Krukova, Esq. has been admitted to practice law in several jurisdictions. Attorney Krukova is licensed to practice law in New York, Maryland, District of Columbia and Virginia. She is the member of Circuit Courts for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 9th Circuits. She is also a member of the Federal Courts of Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia.

Having completed her Masters Degree in Law from Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana, USA, Ms. Krukova has over fifteen years of experience as an attorney and over ten years as a Head of a legal practice. She is a member of multiple professional associations, including American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and has been invited as a speaker in multiple conferences and presentations. Attorney Krukova frequently gives interviews in the media on the issues of immigration law and government policies. Attorney Krukova specializes in investment based immigration, cross-border transactions, and corporate law. Before heading her practice, Ms. Krukova practiced law with major international law firms in Washington D.C. specializing on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and international transactions.

Contact Elizabeth at ekrukova@ncls-inc.com

 

 

 

Alona Dorosh, Senior Immigration Specialist

 

Alona Dorosh holds a degree of Master of Public Administration from the School of Urban and Public Affairs, University of Louisville, KY. She also has a LL.M. degree from the Free International University of Moldova, majoring in International and Institutional Law. Additionally, she received a Master of Arts degree with emphasis in modern and classical philology and completed a non-degree doctoral program within the same university.
Mrs. Dorosh has over 15 years of experience in the area of Human Rights Law having worked for leading human rights nonprofits – National Women’s Studies and Information Center “Partnership for Development” and National Center for Sustainable Development. Prior to joining National Capital Legal Services, Mrs. Dorosh coordinated numerous projects supported by World Bank, ILO, UNDP, Soros Foundation, USAID, OSCE, Eurasia Foundation, Balkan Trust for Democracy, Open Society Institute, etc.

At NCLS Mrs. Dorosh focuses her practice on multiple immigration issues including employment and family based cases, political asylum, removal (deportation) proceedings, as well as civil litigation.

Mrs. Dorosh is fluent in French, Romanian, Russian and Ukrainian languages.

Contact Alona at adorosh@ncls-inc.net

 

Sofia Ladygina, Legal Assistant

 

Sofia Ladygina holds her Law Degree from the Yaroslav the Wise National Law Academy of Ukraine, majoring in Civil Law. Before joining National Capital, Sofia practiced law with Law Firm “Business and Law, LLP” and clerked at District Court of Kharkiv, Ukraine with Honorable Judge N. Zadorozny.
In National Capital Legal Services, she specializes in non-immigrant visas, family immigration and civil law. Mrs. Ladygina is fluent in English, Russian and Ukrainian languages.

Contact Sofia at sladygina@ncls-inc.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ekaterina Vakulina, Legal Assistant

 

 

Ekaterina Vakulina earned her Law Degree from Voronezh State University, where the Faculty of Law is one of the most famous Legal schools in Russia. She has a major in civil, international and commercial law. Prior to joining National Capital Lagal Services, Ms. Vakulina worked for a District Court in Russia. She was also practicing law in her region specializing in intellectual property law and trademarks.

As a member of NCLS team Ekaterina focuses her practice on multiple immigration issues such as student visas, family immigration, asylum cases and employment-based visas.

Contact Ekaterina at evakulina@ncls-inc.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hou Xhou, Business Development Specialist

Hao Zhou holds his MBA in Management, has solid background and experience in business development, administration and analysis. Mr. Zhou has worked as the Secretary of the Board in a national organization,with major responsibilities providing crucial advice to the board and drafting statements.

As a Member of NCLS team Mr. Zhou focuses his practice on business development and conducts market research of US and Asian markets.

Mr. Zhou is a native speaker in Mandarin and fluent in English.

Вы можете связаться с Zhou по электронному адресу:  hzhou@ncls-inc.net

 

Andrey Kostko, Financial Analyst, Business Development Specialist

Андрей Костко имеет степень магистра по Управлению Бизнесом (MBA) в сфере финансов (Университет Мериленд Колледж Парк), а также является выпускником Московского государственного университета, где он получил степень бакалавра и магистра Математики. Именно такая комбинация экономического и матеметического образования в сочетании с обширным опытом работы в сфере корпоративных финансов способствовала тому, что г-н Костко достиг выдающихся результатов в разработке управленческих решений в области реструктуризации инвестируемого капитала.

Андрей Костко имеет более 10-ти лет опыта работы в области экономики финансов, в частности – в вопросах, связанных с проведением детального анализа финансовых показателей, в том числе для совета директоров и основных вкладчиков, бюджетным планированием и финансовым прогнозом. Г-н Костко обладает профессиональными знаниями и большим практическим опытом работы в составе высшего менеджмента; большой опыт поиска инвестиционных, коммерческих проектов и обеспечения увеличения прибыли от этих проектов в зависимости от существующих рыночных возможностей. Андрей Костко успешно разрабатывал модели оценки проектов для потенциального приобретения и руководил процессами стратегических слияний в области гостиничного сектора и сектора услуг на территории США и Российской Федерации. Работал с проектами, превышающими оборот в 860 миллионов долларов. Отвечал за процесс финансирования и сдачу под ключ отелей и жилых комплексов. Координировал структуризацию и анализ займов и активных вложений, а также разработку финансовых программ в области частного размещения и проведения IPO для планируемых проектов в области недвижимости

Г-н Костко сотрудничает с компанией National Capital и оказывает иностранным инвесторам и бизнесменам широкий спектр услуг в вопросах оптимизации инвестиционного портфеля, анализа и разработки стратегии, необходимой для успешной реализации инвестиционных проектов. Андрей Костко является высококвалифицированным специалистом в области финансового анализа, финансового менеджмента, реинжиниринга бизнесс процессов, управленческого консалтинга.

Вы можете связаться с Андреем по электронному адресу: akostko@ncls-inc.com

Natalia Bogdanova, Business Development Specialist

Natalia Bogdanova joined National Capital's team as a Business Development Analyst. Natalia holds her Master's Degree in International Relations and Political Science from Moldova State University. 

She has also graduated fromStratford University, VA with Master of International Business Administration, majoring in Project Management and holds a PMP Certificate (Project Management Professional).  Ms. Bogdanova currently focuses on developing and analyzing business opportunities for our clients as well as offering intelligent financial consulting in different areas of interest for businesses and private investors, in addition to legal services. Natalia handles financial aspects of employment-based immigration petitions for foreign investors and multinational executives: business plans, business strategies, financial analysis, project planning using Gantt Charts, Critical Path Analysis and associated techniques.

Ms. Bogdanova conducts financial consultations with private investors and businesses, assisting them with defining and achieving their financial goals, planning investment objectives, and developing business plans.

Ms. Bogdanova is fluent in Russian, Bulgarian, and Romanian languages.

Contact Natalia at nbogdanova@ncls-inc.net

Kateryna Pasichnyk, Foreign Attorney-at-Law

Kateryna has a LL.M. degree from the National University of Ostroh Academy, Ukraine, majoring with honors in Civil law. She also completed a non-degree doctoral program within Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

In addition, she successfully graduated from International Language Institute, Washington DC, where she had been intensively studying academic English program. Mrs. Pasichnyk has 11 years of experience in the areas of civil law and litigation, family law, international private law, company law, having worked for Law firm “LEX PATRONUS”, LLC as Legal Advisor, Trading and Industrial Company “RIKO”, LLC as General Counsel, and, finally, as self-employed Attorney-At-Law in Kyiv, Ukraine.

During this period of time she has been working with various types of clients, including limited liability companies, corporations, entrepreneurs, and individuals.

Mrs. Pasichnyk is fluent in English, German, Russian and Ukrainian languages.

Contact Kateryna at epasichnyk@ncls-inc.net

Elena Grabarchuk, Legal Assistant

Ms. Elena Grabarchuk holds Master’s degree in Law from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine where the Faculty of Law is considered one of the oldest and most famous law schools in Eastern Europe. Ms. Grabarchuk earned her Bachelor’s in Law from the same university. Ms. Grabarchuk also participated in numerous international coursework programs with the Tulane University School of Law and Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration. Additionally, Ms. Grabarchuk obtained a Bachelor of Arts (English Philology) from Kyiv National Linguistic University.

Prior to joining National Capital Legal Services, Ms. Grabarchuk worked advising leading international and Ukrainian investors on domestic and cross-border transactions and M&A deals in one of the six largest global corporate law firms in the world.  Ms. Grabarchuk also worked as an in-house lawyer for a real estate investment and development company. Ms. Grabarchuk clerked for the Judge of the Kyiv Commercial Court.  She also has over four years of experience independently representing litigants in civil cases. 

As a member of NCLS team Elena specializes in investment based immigration for foreign investors and multinational executives, employment-based visas and other immigration issues. Elena also helps our clients with commercial and corporate matters, including helping them to develop legal strategies of expanding their businesses with their presence in the U.S. market.

Ms. Grabarchuk is fluent in English, Russian and Ukrainian languages.

Contact Elena at lgrabarchuk@ncls-inc.net

Delgertsetseg Tsog, Legal Assistant

Delgertsetseg Tsog holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Hangdong Global University, Korea. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in law from Law school of the National University of Mongolia majoring in International Law. She also completed trainings such as Project management, Public-private partnership and Public sector management.Mrs. Tsog has over 12 years of experience in the areas of civil law and project management in private sector and international organizations.

At NCLS Mrs. Tsog focuses her practice on immigration issues including political asylum, non-immigrant visa and family immigration.

Mrs. Tsog is fluent in English, Russian and Mongolian languages.

Contact Deegii at tsog@ncls-inc.net

Sossna Demasu, Legal Assistant

Sossna Demasu holds an LLB degree from University of Asmara, Law School from her native Eritrea. She worked with different governmental and non-profit organizations, including International Rescue Committee and Egyptian Embassy before moving to the U.S. in 2009. Before joining NCLS, Sossna worked as a legal assistant at an immigration law firm of Leake Fesseha based in Arlington, VA for over five years.

She excels in various immigration law areas, including political asylum from different countries, family petitions, adjustment of status, naturalization applications and many more.

Sossna is fluent in English, Tigrinya and Amharic languages. 

Contact Sossna at sdemasu@ncls-inc.net.