ASYA SOKIRKO

Asya Sokirko

235 Tokeneke Road, Darien, CT 06820, USA
Cell phone: +1-203-2165976
E-mail: asya@sokirko.com

Source languages: English, German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Russian, Ukrainian.
Target languages: English (American), Russian.
Specialization: law, business, patents, finance.
Services: translation, proofreading, editing, abstracts, legal research.
Memberships: SFO (Swedish Association of Translators).

2003 - present - full-time freelance translator, 12 years in Germany, now back in the US. My assignments include contracts, large scale litigations, patents, legislative and political materials, taxation materials and litigations, real estate projects, annual reports, corporate records, insurance documents, business correspondence, as well as semi-technical, scientific and general texts for clients mostly located in the UK, Sweden, Germany and the US.

Full-time experience includes:

1998-2001 - Sullivan & Cromwell New York, NY, USA. Translator and paralegal in the Corporate Finance Department. Translate contracts, documents related to stock market, financial and accounting documentation, business correspondence, newspaper articles.

1997-1998 - LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, New York, NY, USA and Moscow, Russia. Translator in the International Practice Department. Translate contracts, legislative and regulatory documents, accounting materials, business correspondence; proofread and edit same; co-ordinate large translation projects. Interpret at negotiations. Transcribe audiotapes.

1994-1995 - Dialog International, Fort Lee, NJ, USA. Translator/Administrative Assistant.
Translate contracts, business correspondence, technical documentation (construction, food processing).

Education:

1992-1993 - Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden. Courses in General Linguistics.
1986-1991 - Moscow Institute of Oil and Gas, Moscow, Russia. MSc in Applied Mathematics.

Personal: native of Ukraine, citizen of the United States.