Noerr has announced that former CMS Senior Associate Jakub Lerner is joining Noerr's Warsaw office as Local Partner and Co-Head of its Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions practice group.
Lerner received a Master of Law degree from the Jagiellonian University in 2000, and an LL.M. degree from Cornell Law School in 2001. He is qualified in Poland, the UK, and the US. According to Noerr, "during his career Mr. Lerner has represented public companies, private equity firms and foreign investors in many of the high-profile M&A transactions and capital markets transactions. He is regarded as an expert for complex commercial transactions."
Prior to joining Noerr, he worked in New York and Warsaw for Weil Gotshal (from 2001-2003), K&L Gates (from 2005-2010), and, most CMS (from 2011). Among the deals he worked on while at CMS were Amica Wronki S.A.’s acquisition of the entire issued share capital of the CDA Group Limited (reported by CEE Legal Matters on December 2, 2015), and on Bluehouse Capital’s acquisitions, as part of a joint venture with REINO Partners, of the Malta House in Poznan from Skanska Property Poland and the Alchemia I office building in Gdansk from Torus (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on August 6 and August 13, 2015, respectively).