Victoriya V. Vidma


  • location icon Houston, TX
    24 Greenway Plaza
    Suite 1400
    Houston, TX 77046

Victoriya Vidma is an associate in the Houston office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice. Victoriya is a seasoned attorney with advanced degrees and extensive international experience. Before moving to the United States, she practiced law in Russia for about 11 years and is a native Russian speaker. Her focus is in commercial litigation, intellectual property, business divorce and partnership disputes, employment and non-competes.

Victoriya worked as a lead lawyer in a group of IT companies, ARQA Technologies, which is a leader of Russian software for financial markets. She dealt with a wide range of practical issues involving consulting on the development and commercialization of complex software products and SaaS technologies and she worked to develop corporate standards on GDPR, confidentiality, and informational security. She has extensive experience in technology-related commercial transactions, including outsourcing, software licensing, cloud hosting, and SaaS data supply and protection. She conducted legal risk and compliance assessments and developed corporate policies accordingly.

Victoriya is a member of Young Professionals Committee of U.S. Russia Chamber of Commerce, holds a PhD, and has 14 publications in Russian law journals on Intellectual Property and Software distribution.

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    • Texas
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Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia

Juris Doctor, Civil Law and Procedure, with honors, 2009

University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas

L.L.M., U.S. Law, 2018

The Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

PhD, Intellectual Property Law, 2017

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