Svitlana  Astakhova

Svitlana Astakhova

Offices: New York

Svitlana Astakhova joined Russo & Gould LLP after gaining invaluable experience on the plaintiff's side of insurance litigation working for a high-volume personal injury firm in Brooklyn. Her experience includes all aspects of litigation, including motion practice, hearings, depositions, court appearances, and mediations.

Svitlana obtained her first law license in Ukraine in 2009, where she successfully practiced commercial litigation for over five years. After moving to the US, she pursued her passion for litigation by obtaining an LLM. Svitlana is licensed to practice in New York.

In her spare time Svitlana photographs city landscapes. She especially appreciates capturing a good winter storm or a blooming cherry blossom season.

Florida State University College of Law, LLM Business Law, 2017

Taurida National V.I. Vernadskyi University
Specialist in Finance (U.S. Masters equivalent), 2012
Master of Law, 2010
Bachelor of Law (U.S. JD equivalent), 2009
New York State Bar

News Insights

April 13, 2023

David Gould and Svitlana Astakova Get A Unanimous Defense Verdict on Liability and Damages

David Gould and Svitlana Astakova obtained a unanimous defense verdict in the Civil Court Queens County before Judge Alan J. Schiff in the Pierre Laine v. Iga Trojanowski, Jean Dorismond and Harold Almonor case, Index TS-350535/19.

August 15, 2023

Charles Stokes and Trishe Hynes Successfully Move for Dismissal of Insurance Bad Faith Claim in Federal Court

June 7, 2023

John Komar Wins Defense Verdict in Kings County

On June 6, 2023, John Komar obtained a defense verdict on a summary jury trial in Adams v. Irizarry, et al. (Kings County, 501134/18)