Former Local Partner Rafal Kluziak has been appointed an Equity Partner and former Counsels Katarzyna Waclawek and Piotr Miller have been promoted to Partner positions with DLA Piper in Warsaw.
Specializing in corporate and M&A and private equity, Kluziak has been with DLA Piper since 2019, having first joined as a Counsel and being promoted to Local Partner in 2022 (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on May 12, 2022). Between 2010 and 2019, Kluziak spent time with CMS, departing the firm as a Counsel. Earlier still, he was a Trainee with PZU in 2010, and a Senior Assistant at the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, from 2008 to 2009.
Waclawek has expertise in banking & finance and has spent over 11 years with DLA Piper. She joined the firm in 2011 as an Associate and later became a Senior Associate, in 2015, and a Counsel, in 2020. From 2009 to 2011, Waclawek was an Associate with Beiten Burkhardt. Earlier, she was an Associate with Clifford Chance, from 2007 to 2009.
Miller also specializes in corporate and M&A and private equity and joined DLA Piper in 2018, as a Senior Associate, while being promoted to Counsel in 2020. Earlier, he was an Associate with K&L Gates, between 2015 and 2018, as well as a Senior Associate with MFW Fialek, in 2015. Miller also served as a Legal and Business Relations Advisor at Greco Poland, from 2014 to 2015, and as a Lawyer with PwC from 2013 to 2014. Earlier, he was a Junior Associate with Linklaters, from 2010 to 2013, and a Lawyer with JMG Jasinska from 2006 to 2008.