Lejb Fogelman > Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k. > Warsaw, Poland > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k.
STOCK EXCHANGE BUILDING
UL. KSIAZECA 4
00-498 WARSAW
Poland

Work Department

Corporate 

Position

Shareholder

Career

Lejb 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.

Concentrations
Banking and finance M&A transactions
Private equity
Corporate restructurings
Privatizations
Corporation reorganizations
Joint Ventures

Capabilities
Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate

Languages

Polish, Native
English, Fluent
Russian, Fluent
French, Fluent

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1981
  • Fulbright IREX Scholar, Moscow University, 1977-1978
  • M.A., M.Phil., Columbia University, 1975
  • Certificate, University of Paris, Sorbonne, 1972
  • B.A., State University of New York, 1972
  • The University of Warsaw School of Law, 1967-1969

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Private equity

Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k.‘s group of ‘excellent negotiators and top performers‘ in Warsaw is singled out for exhibiting ‘the highest ethical and professional standards‘. It is able to advise on the full spectrum of activities by private equity houses, leveraging expertise from other departments, including tax, finance and capital markets. The group is best known for its private equity work in the real estate sector, where it advises on high-profile  portfolio acquisitions. With the presence of Aleksander Janiszewski, venture capital is an important feature of the practice, which includes advising on domestic and cross-border investments, particularly in the technology and new energy sectors. The overall private equity department is jointly led by Lejb Fogelman and Jarosław Grzesiak, both of whom are experienced transactional lawyers. ‘Very pragmatic and able to close negotiations‘ Rafał Baranowski is another transactional specialist, with a focus on the oil and gas sector.

Poland > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k. is praised for its ‘commitment and in-depth problem analysis, which goes hand in hand with efficient and professional customer service‘. The group is most known for handling big-cap and cross-border deals for major multinationals, notably across the real estate, TMT and energy sectors, as well as transactions related to fintech. The department is jointly led by doyen of the Polish legal market Lejb Fogelman and managing partner Jarosław Grzesiak, both of whom have vast experience in corporate matters. Other recommended lawyers include corporate generalist Rafał Baranowski, banking M&A expert Łukasz Pawlak and Filip Kijowski, who was promoted to partner in 2020 and is building a strong private equity transactional practice.