Andrzej Wysokinski > 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

Andrzej Wysokiński is head of the firm’s Warsaw banking & finance practice. He focuses on complex domestic, international and cross-border finance transactions, bankruptcy and financial restructuring and dispute resolution. He has over 20 years of experience in advising on complex finance transactions, as well as in litigation and international and domestic arbitration. Andrzej Wysokiński has been recognized as one of the leading lawyers in Poland in Polish and international legal directories and rankings.

Concentrations
Acquisition and leveraged finance
Bankruptcy and financial restructuring
Commercial, financial services and securities litigation
International dispute resolution
International commercial and investment arbitration
Global energy and infrastructure

Capabilities
Finance
Litigation
Corporate
Banking & Financial Services
International Arbitration & Litigation

Admission to Practice
Poland

Languages

English, Fluent
Polish, Native

Education

  • Advocate, 2001
  • Master of Law, Warsaw University, 1996
  • The Centre for the Study of English and European Law (with merit), University of Warsaw (together with University of Cambridge), 1995

Lawyer Rankings

Poland > Restructuring and insolvency

Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k.‘s multidisciplinary team brings together expertise from the firm’s corporate and banking departments to assist distressed companies, creditors, new lenders and equity sponsors with bankruptcy and restructuring issues. The group is known for pre-bankruptcy counselling, as well as advising on the tax implications of debt reduction and out-of-court restructurings. The group is coordinated by finance lawyer Andrzej Wysokinski, who has significant experience in financial restructurings. Aleksander Janiszewski has cross-border restructuring and insolvency experience, drawing on experience in complex finance transactions. Managing partner Jarosław Grzesiak is well versed in corporate restructurings. Michał Bobrzyński is a regulatory expert who advises banks and companies on bankruptcy law issues.

Poland > Dispute resolution

Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k.‘s litigation and arbitration team is able to leverage the firm’s impressive M&A and real estate teams, to handle a wide variety of disputes. International arbitration is a core competency for the team, and individuals have participated in proceedings across Europe and in the US. The team itself has developed a number of specialisms, with advocates focusing on banking, corporate, private equity, bankruptcy, labour law and tax disputes. Paweł Pietkeiwicz heads the department and has acted both as an arbitrator in Polish and international arbitration courts, and as counsel. Andrzej Wysokiński is an expert in commercial and securities cases; Robert Lis is a key name for contentious corporate and IP matters; and Paweł Tatarczak is highly experienced in international corporate litigation.

Poland > Banking and finance

Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k.‘s team has ‘its ears close to the ground‘, advising borrowers, lenders and sponsors on the spectrum of debt financings, with the ability to call on the support of offices in New York and London for cross-border matters. The group has a stellar reputation for real estate financings, but it is also active in the areas of acquisition finance, bridge and mezzanine lending and financial restructurings. The department is led by Andrzej Wysokinski, who is a veteran of cross-border finance transactions. Aleksander Janiszewski specialises in debt financings and venture capital. Łukasz Pawlak is the name to note for banking regulatory work and often represents clients before the Polish Financial Supervision Authority.