Szwedowski, Maciej A.

Maciej Szwedowski

Of Counsel

Maciej Szwedowski focuses his practice on litigation and arbitration, as well as on energy law, insolvency and corporate issues. He represents corporate clients in court and arbitration proceedings, including in relation to disputes arising as part of energy projects, as well as other commercial and in securities-related litigation.

He is also involved in insolvency and corporate restructuring matters.

Maciej also advises clients in relation to energy-related projects (including renewable energy), and has acted as counsel in numerous merger and acquisition transactions in Poland and abroad. He has significant experience in assisting Italy- and Spain-based clients operating on the Polish market.

Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs, Maciej was a senior associate in the Warsaw office of an international law firm.

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  • Representing one of the biggest Polish renewable energy investors in numerous disputes with the Polish government and energy utilities concerning the long-term sale rights to energy production.
  • Acting on behalf of Poland’s largest domestic infrastructure investor in a dispute with a former advisor concerning the performance of services contract, with the value of several hundred million Euro.
  • Representing renewable energy producers in multi-million Euro disputes with Polish public authorities concerning EU financing of wind and biogas production facilities.
  • Representing a major Central-European energy holding in a series of disputes concerning the recovery of Polish gas prospecting assets.
  • Representing a US energy engineering group in multi-million dollar dispute concerning the performance of a construction contract for a Polish energy plant.
  • Representing a Central-European railway project developer in a series of disputes with Polish railways, concerning the performance of a design contract.
  • Representing a major UK-based retail chain in a dispute related to a real property investment in Southern Poland.
  • Representing UK real property investors in arbitration proceedings related to their investments in Poland.
  • Representing a consortium of lenders in relation to the cross-border insolvency of a major Europe-based furniture manufacturer.
  • Representing one of the top UK-based insurance companies in claims related to a disaster at one of the largest power plants in Poland.
  • Representing manufacturers of alcoholic beverages in France and Germany in trademark infringement cases.
  • Representing a Germany-based manufacturer of medical products in patent infringement proceedings in Poland.
  • Representing a group of Spain-based investors in relation to the acquisition of rights in a wind park project in Northern Poland.
  • Representing a Canada-based investor in acquiring a wind park project in South-Eastern Poland.
  • Advising on a major Spanish renewable energy development in relation to the acquisition and operation of wind park projects in Poland.

Education

  • University of Warsaw, LL.M., 1999

Admissions

  • Poland, 2003
  • Italy (foreign attorney), 2008

Languages

  • Polish
  • English
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • German

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