Dmitry Yuryevich is one of the founders of the legal business in our country. He has been dealing with management problems for many years, being a managing partner of the Kutafin & Partners law group. One of the first Russian lawyers, along with his traditional doctoral degree, received a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) business degree.
Founder and Director of the Institute of Financial and Banking Law, Head of the Department of Banking Law of the Moscow State Law Academy named after V.I. O.E. Kutafina (2007-2011).
Over the years, he headed legal services at ANO Agency for Technological Development, Rosenergoatom State Corporation, PJSC TNS energo Group of Companies, RT Capital LLC, Renova Orgsintez LLC, headed the Legal Department of the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology of the Russian Federation.
Professor Shestakov pays special attention to the development of digital technologies in the legal industry, being the Managing Director of the National Fund for Support and Development of Public Initiatives and Social Programs "Development", a Skolkovo expert in the field of law automation, President of the International Association of Directors (Directors) for Digital Technologies and Digital Transformation, President of CDO Club Russia, Academic Supervisor of the DBA course "Digital Technology and Digital Transformation Management" of the Singapore Academy of Corporate Management.
D. Yu. Shestakov is a 1st class state adviser of the Russian Federation, a member of the Public Council under the Commissioner for the Protection of the Rights of Entrepreneurs under the President of the Russian Federation, a member of the Section for the Application of Information Technologies in Education and Science of the Expert Council of the Committee on Education and Science of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, a member of the Board on settlement of disputes in the field of digital economy at the Arbitration Center of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
Lawyer, advisor to the President of the Moscow Bar Association. Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, New York Academy of Sciences, British Academy of Business, MCIArb.
Since 2020 - Scientific Director of the Institute of Legal Management of the Graduate School of Law and Administration, National Research University Higher School of Economics.