New York, NY – April 12, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced today that it has promoted three attorneys in its Warsaw office. Named as International Partners were Jolanta Zawalonka-Cecelska and Agnieszka Stankiewicz, while Marek Kozaczuk was named European Counsel.
“We are pleased to promote these extremely talented lawyers in our Warsaw office,” said Charles K. O’Neill, the Firm’s Managing Partner. “They have served our clients in Warsaw and Central Europe well and we are glad to have them on board as Chadbourne’s role in the market continues to grow.”
About the New International Partners
Jolanta Zawalonka-Cecelska, 47, Warsaw office, Intellectual Property and Labor Law: Ms. Zawalonka-Cecelska’s practice focuses on a broad range of intellectual property matters and on a number of labor law issues. She recently handled IP aspects of the acquisition of a business by a wine and spirit consortium, as well as the negotiation of the benefits for the employees of the business. Ms. Zawalonka-Cecelska received her Masters of Law from Warsaw University Faculty of Law and Administration. She is admitted to practice in Poland, and was previously European Counsel.
Agnieszka Stankiewicz, 32, Warsaw office, Project Finance: Ms. Stankiewicz’s practice focuses on project finance, representing financial institutions and investors. She has also represented a variety of investors in connection with the acquisitions and sales of companies and assets in Poland and the financing of such acquisitions. She received her Masters of Law from Warsaw University Faculty of Law and Administration. She is admitted to practice in Poland, and was previously European Counsel.
About the New European Counsel
Marek Kozaczuk, 34, Warsaw office, Tax Law: Mr. Kozaczuk’s practice focuses on tax law, particularly tax litigation and transaction support. He worked on one of the first demergers of public companies in Poland, co-authoring the program that established a group of pumped storage power plant companies. Mr. Kozaczuk received his received Masters of Law from Warsaw University Faculty of Law and Administration. He is admitted to practice in Poland, and was previously an associate.
About Chadbourne & Parke LLP
Chadbourne & Parke LLP, an international law firm headquartered in New York City, provides a full range of legal services, including mergers and acquisitions, securities, project finance, corporate finance, energy, telecommunications, commercial and products liability litigation, securities litigation and regulatory enforcement, white collar defense, intellectual property, antitrust, domestic and international tax, reinsurance and insurance, environmental, real estate, bankruptcy and financial restructuring, employment law and ERISA, trusts and estates and government contract matters. The Firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Houston, Moscow, Kyiv, Warsaw (through a Polish partnership), Beijing and a multinational partnership, Chadbourne & Parke, in London. For additional information, visit www.chadbourne.com.