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Anna Wietrzynska-Ciolkowska Moves from DLA Piper to DWF in Warsaw

Anna Wietrzynska-Ciolkowska Moves from DLA Piper to DWF in Warsaw

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Former DLA Piper Counsel Anna Wietrzynska-Ciolkowska has joined DWF as Local Partner.

According to DWF, Wietrzynska-Ciolkowska “has over 15 years of professional experience in transactional, regulatory, and restructuring matters. She focuses on gaming, betting, licensing, and the insurance sector. She gives counsel to the multi-jurisdictional provision of gaming and betting services to Polish residents, promotional lotteries, sports betting, supplies of gaming machines, acquisition of gaming companies, and structuring cooperation among shareholders in those companies. Her work also covers the outsourcing of gaming and betting functions, restrictions related to payments and advertising, as well as tax matters. Anna provides corporate, transactional and restructuring advice for insurers and insurance brokers, including legal assistance in the processes of sale of shares or insurance assets/business, mergers of insurers or transfer of insurance portfolios, as well as ongoing corporate advice.”

"DWF is a dynamic and innovative legal business, employing business-oriented, skillful pragmatic lawyers and tax advisors,” said Wietrzynska-Ciolkowska. “I believe that with its strategy of not only providing excellent services but also understanding clients’ needs, engaging its people and doing things differently, it will continue to be a game-changer in the legal services sector. With my knowledge and experience, we should achieve many synergies in servicing clients from corporate, gaming, betting and insurance sectors."

Wietrzynska-Ciolkowska has a Master’s degree in law from the Adam Mickiewicz University, Prior to joining DWF, she spent over two years with Squire Sanders (now Squire Patton Boggs) and almost 13 years with DLA Piper. 

“We are delighted to welcome Anna to the expanding DWF team in Poland,” commented Managing Partner Michal Pawlowski. “Her vast expertise in the insurance sector and exceptional and unique experience in providing legal advice to gaming clients will broaden our offering in Poland."

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