Viktoriya Kruglyak is a commercial litigation attorney, representing businesses in state and federal courts. She conducts depositions and examinations, appears before judges for oral argument and pretrial conferences, performs legal research, prepares memoranda and drafts various motions, pleadings, discovery requests, and responses. Viktoriya, fluent in Russian, is knowledgeable with the complexities involved in corporate immigration law.
Why did you choose to join Farrell Fritz?
I have long been aware of Farrell Fritz’s superior reputation, which was a large factor in my decision to join the firm. I have experienced first-hand the focus on training and mentorship. One of the things that appealed to me most about the firm was the vast array of resources they offer their clients. There is an abundance of high-caliber attorneys working together to offer every client virtually all the legal services they need—and I wanted to be a part of that.
“When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.” – Eric Thomas, The Secret to Success
What motivates you as an attorney and as a person?
My family immigrated from Ukraine when I was very young, so that I could have the opportunity to do and be anything I wanted. My goal my entire life was to become an attorney. My family has always motivated me to be the best that I can and to excel every day.
What is the key to building and maintaining successful client relationships?
It is crucial for an attorney to listen to the client. It is the first key to understanding their wants and needs, so you can achieve the best results possible. A high level of responsiveness is also a vital component in maintaining a strong relationship, as is the ability to manage your client’s expectations by explaining the strengths of their case, as well as the weaknesses.