Greenberg Traurig Warsaw has promoted Local Partners Rafal Baranowski and Pawel Piotrowski to Shareholder and former Senior Associate Karolina Dunin-Wilczynska to Local Partner.
Rafal Baranowski focuses his practice on corporate/M&A, private equity, and joint-ventures, as well as matters connected with corporate and energy law, with an emphasis on the oil and gas sectors. According to GT, "he has over 15 years of experience in handling the largest and the most complex M&A transactions, private equity and oil & gas transactions in Western and Central Europe, the Middle East and Asia." He joined GT in 2013 after spending one year at JAS-FBG, then another year at Roedl & Partner, five and a half years at BSJP in alliance with Taylor Wessing, and six year as a Senior Associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
Pawel Piotrowski focuses his practice on securities and company law as well as on private equity and M&A transactions. GT describes him as having "15 years of experience in handling the largest capital market transactions in Poland," and says that "he has participated in preparing public offerings of Polish and foreign companies, as well as M&A transactions of public and private companies. His clients include issuers, investment banks and private equity funds." Before joining Greenberg Traurig, he was a Senior Associate at Dewey & LeBoeuf in Poland.
New Local Partner Karolina Dunin-Wilczynska focuses on securities law and company law as well as mergers and acquisition transactions. According to GT, and like Piotrowski, "she has over 15 years of experience in handling the most complex capital market transactions in Poland." The firm reports that "she has advised on numerous public offerings of Polish and foreign companies, including IPOs, rights issue offerings and scrip dividend offerings, mostly as a counsel to issuers from a variety of industries, including banking, energy, oil and insurance, as well as on dual listings. She has represented clients in connection with offerings of high yield notes."