NEW YORK, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Warsaw office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k. has been named "Poland Law Firm of the Year – International" by Chambers and Partners. Additionally, Lejb Fogelman, senior partner in the firm's Warsaw office, received an individual "Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession" award. The firm and Fogelman received their awards at the 2013 Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence in London.
"This is an incredible success for our Warsaw office, which has been with us less than one year," said Richard A. Rosenbaum, CEO of Greenberg Traurig. "Our colleagues have shown courage, character, loyalty and a level of quality that makes us proud to have them with us. A special congratulations to Lejb for his individual award."
According to Chambers and Partners, the Awards for Excellence recognize "firms with outstanding performance over the last year." The specific firm country award recognizes "a law firm's pre-eminence in key practice areas, and takes into account strategic growth, market feedback and involvement in market-leading deals." For a full list of winners at the awards, please click here.
Recent transactions for the firm's Warsaw office include acting for Barclays Capital, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley and Ipopema on the USD640 million IPO of Alior Bank, and advising PKN Orlen on a long-term crude oil supply contract with Rosneft Oil Company.
Fogelman focuses his practice on international business transactions in Poland, including private equity, privatization, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, financings, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. He is described by Chambers and Partners as "one of the most renowned practitioners in the Polish legal market" and is "admired [by market commentators] for the way he handled the seamless transition of this entire team to Greenberg Traurig following the demise of Dewey and LeBoeuf."
"This recognition is important to us because client input plays a large role in the process," said Jarosław Grzesiak, managing partner of the Warsaw office. "I would like to thank our valued clients for their trust in us this past year and for allowing us to continue to serve them."
Most recently, the Warsaw office was listed as a "leader" in Capital Markets by Rzeczpospolita, a leading daily business newspaper in Poland. The office was also involved in the second most prominent transaction in the Polish market. Additionally, the Polish edition of Forbes named Jarosław Grzesiak "the best capital market lawyer in Poland."
About Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k.
Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k. was named the 2013 International Law Firm of the Year in Poland by Chambers and Partners. The Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP provides legal services to clients in Eastern Europe and beyond and is comprised of more than 60 lawyers. Team members are regularly recognized as leaders in numerous practice areas. Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR1000 and EMEA Legal 500 consistently rank them among the top tiers the areas of Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, Private Equity, Tax, Banking and Finance, Energy, Real Estate, Dispute Resolution and TMT.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal's 2012 NLJ 250. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com.
Lourdes Brezo Martinez
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k.
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