Anna Soroka | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Anna Soroka
 Anna Soroka

Anna Soroka

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1452

E anna.soroka@whitecase.com

Overview

Anna Soroka is a US and Israel qualified associate in the Firm's Capital Markets Group in London. She concentrates in international capital market and securities transactions and regularly represents public and private issuers and underwriters in a variety of Rule 144A/Regulation S equity and debt offerings, and compliance with SEC regulations.

Prior to joining White & Case, Anna practiced as an associate at one of the most prestigious law firms in Israel, focusing on complex and routine corporate, securities and commercial legal issues.

While studying at Harvard Law School, she participated in the Shareholder Rights Project, led by Professor Luchian A. Bebchuk, where she advised and represented institutional investors seeking to improve corporate governance at publicly traded companies in which they are shareholders.

Before entering private practice, Anna clerked in the chambers of the honorable Justice of the Israeli Supreme Court, Ayala Procaccia, working on a range of complex constitutional cases before that Court. Anna was also a research assistant and a teaching assistant at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the areas of corporate law, securities regulation and M&A.

While at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Anna received several awards, including the Eva and Abraham Feldman Award for outstanding academic achievements and has graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Faculty of Law and Magna Cum Laude from the School of Business Administration.

Bars and Courts

  • Israel Bar Association
  • New York State Bar

Education

  • LLM, Harvard Law School
  • MBA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, major specialization in Banking and Finance
  • LLB, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Russian

Experience

Represented Onorato Armatori S.p.A. in connection with its issuance of €300 million 7.75% senior secured notes due 2023.

Represented Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and ICBC International in respect of the launch by the Republic of Angola of sovereign debt bonds in the international market in the form of Eurobonds, amounting to USD $1,500,000,000.00. One of the largest sovereign debt offerings in Africa and one of the first of its kind sovereign debt offering from the Republic of Angola.

Represented joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners in connection with US$469 million follow-on offering by the Central Bank of Russia of shares in the charter capital of Moscow Exchange, which is the first domestic offering of a Russian issuer in 2014.