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Piotr Siemion

Senior Counsel

Emerging Companies and Venture Capital, Europe, Mergers and Acquisitions, Securities and Capital Markets
Warsaw

EDUCATION

Columbia University School of Law

J.D. Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D (Humanities), MA, Fulbright Scholar, Marjorie Nicholson Fellow

University of Wroclaw, Poland

MA (English)

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • PKN ORLEN S.A., Director, Expert
  • Amrest, N.V., Business Development Advisor
  • KGHM Polska Miedz S.A., Executive Director for Telecommunications Assets
  • Sovereign Capital Sp. z.o.o., Private Equity

    ADMISSIONS

  • State of New York

    Languages

  • English
  • Polish
  • Russian

Piotr Siemion is a corporate attorney in the firm’s Warsaw office. Mr. Siemion has over two decades of transactional experience, specifically in the areas of corporate law, corporate governance, regulatory and compliance, industrial restructuring, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, and private equity.  Mr. Siemion has significant experience leading complex cross-border projects, particularly in the energy sector.  Mr. Siemion is a U.S. attorney, admitted to the New York bar, and has managed legal projects in the United States, Poland, Central Europe, Canada and Israel. He has significant experience within top-tier Central European industrial companies.

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

  • Representation of Estee Lauder, Inc. in several US-based acquisitions amounting to US $0.5 billion.
  • Representation of a Swedish-Israeli telecommunications venture in its US $1 billion bond-issuance transaction and in its parallel Warsaw and NASDAQ IPO.
  • Representation of the founders of a leading Internet portal in Poland over a string of financing and M&A transactions.
  • Leading a US $1.5 billion spin-off of mobile and fixed-line telco assets for KGHM S.A., one of the largest industrial groups in Poland.
  • Representation of PKN ORLEN SA, the largest industrial group in Central Europe on the acquisition of oil fields in Canada, as well as on the acquisition of refinery assets from Shell and ENI in the Czech Republic.
  • Representation of PKN ORLEN SA in the restructuring of its petrochemical joint venture with Lyondell Basell Industries.
  • Leading a major restructuring of PKN ORLEN SA over eight jurisdictions and several time zones.

EDUCATION

Columbia University School of Law

J.D. Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D (Humanities), MA, Fulbright Scholar, Marjorie Nicholson Fellow

University of Wroclaw, Poland

MA (English)

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • PKN ORLEN S.A., Director, Expert
  • Amrest, N.V., Business Development Advisor
  • KGHM Polska Miedz S.A., Executive Director for Telecommunications Assets
  • Sovereign Capital Sp. z.o.o., Private Equity

    ADMISSIONS

  • State of New York

    Languages

  • English
  • Polish
  • Russian