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Roman Rewald

Member of the Program Council
President of the Mediation Center, Lewiatan Confederation

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Roman Rewald has Polish and American legal education, is an American attorney at law (Michigan, USA), and in Poland he is entered on the list of foreign lawyers at the District Bar Council in Warsaw.

After qualifying as an attorney in the United States, he practiced law in Detroit for eight years. In 1991 he returned to Poland, where he advised the World Bank on legal issues related to the financing of housing construction in Poland, as well as the Minister of Finance on the privatization of the banking system. He started working with the Warsaw office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges in 1992, and since 1999 he has been a partner of the law firm. He advises on corporate matters as well as energy and real estate matters. He also has extensive experience in foreign joint ventures, real estate acquisitions, banking and mergers and acquisitions. He chairs the Pro Bono committee of the Weil office in Warsaw.

Since February 2013, he has been the President of the Mediation Center operating at the Lewiatan Confederation. He is also entered in the list of arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce and the Court of Arbitration at the Lewiatan Confederation.

In the years 2004-2010 he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Poland and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of this institution. He regularly gives lectures and gives lectures at conferences devoted to the issues of foreign investments in Poland.

In 2014, he was awarded the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta, one of the highest Polish state civil decorations, for outstanding services in supporting the political transformation in Poland.