Svetlana is an associate in the shipping group. Her practice areas focus on shipping, energy, insurance, litigation and commercial transactions. She has worked on disputes arising out of contractual and casualty matters such as charter parties, personal injury claims and insurance disputes.

Before joining HFW, Svetlana received her juris doctorate in the United States, and completed her LLM in international maritime law in the United Kingdom.

Svetlana speaks Russian and English, as well as conversational Japanese.

She is admitted to practise in all Texas state courts.