Artur Zawadowski is a legal advisor admitted to practice in Poland, a US-qualified attorney, and a partner in the corporate department of the Warsaw office of Weil. He also heads the finance department of the Warsaw office.
Artur graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in 1994 and in 1999 obtained an LL.M. degree from Harvard University. From 1995 to 1997 Artur was a doctoral student at the Commercial Law Department of the University of Warsaw and lectured at the Faculty of Law. He was admitted to the Bar Association of the State of New York in 2003 and qualified as a legal advisor in Poland in 1998. Prior to joining Weil in 1999, he worked at an international law firm in Warsaw and Washington.
Artur specialises in banking and finance law, as well as telecommunication and corporate matters, with a particular focus on business reorganisation issues. He was commissioned by the Ministry of Justice to conduct a series of training sessions and conferences throughout Poland regarding the new Polish insolvency and restructuring law. He has served as an arbitrator in several proceedings before the Court of Arbitration at the National Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Harvard Club of Poland.
The prestigious legal ranking publication Chambers & Partners ranked him as a top specialist in restructuring and insolvency. A recent report states, “Artur Zawadowski has ‘outstanding experience’ and impresses with his commercial sense.” He has been recommended a number of times in the banking & finance and project finance section by the international IFLR 1000 ranking.
The Legal 500 has named Artur as a recommended lawyer for banking and finance. Several consecutive editions of PLC Which Lawyer? have listed him as an expert in banking and finance, media and telecoms, and restructuring and insolvency. He has been repeatedly ranked by Expert Guides as an insolvency and restructuring expert. IFLR 1000 has named Artur a “leading lawyer” for project finance.
Artur received an honorary award in the 2006 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year and received the 2007 Benefactor Award for his activities and involvement in pro bono work.
He is fluent in English.