THE FIRM On May 15th 2012 the entire team from Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP in Warsaw joined Greenberg Traurig, and commenced operations under the name Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak. The Warsaw outpost of Greenberg Traurig is its first in Eastern Europe. All clients and work highlights mentioned in our editorial took place whilst the firm was operating as Dewey & LeBoeuf.
This team shows outstanding equity capital markets expertise. It is a favourite among big-ticket clients such as BRE Bank, Citi, Deutsche Bank, ING, Kulczyk Oil Ventures and PZU, and recently advised UniCredit CAIB on the PLN445.5 million IPO of Open Finance.
Sources say: "There are very few firms in the market that are truly capable of handling complex equity capital markets transactions – this is one of them."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Jaroslaw Grzesiak is valued for his "exceptionally pragmatic approach and strong track record." He led the Warsaw team in advising Polish insurance giant PZU on its PLN8 billion IPO. This was carried out with the London office.
Ireneusz Matusielański is a "very reliable adviser with good attention to detail and a client-oriented approach," say sources.
Lukasz Pawlak is recommended for his "excellent technical skills."
Daniel Kaczorowski is increasingly active in corporate transactions.
Clients describe Rafal Sienski as "a hard-working lawyer."
Piotr Szelenbaum is regarded as "a talented and solution-driven practitioner."
Since publication, Piotr M Szelenbaum has joined White & Case P. Pietkiewicz, M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.
Since publication, Daniel Kaczorowski has joined White & Case P. Pietkiewicz, M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.