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Władek Rzycki





Columbia Law School, J.D., 1995

Jagiellonian University, LL.M., 1986

Bar Admissions


Władek Rzycki is experienced in transactional and corporate matters in Poland and the United States, with particular expertise in M&A, private equity, public procurement, and international and U.S. tax law. His background includes private equity, cross-border M&A, public procurement and offsets, project finance and government practice.

Władek has worked on structuring and planning inbound and outbound investments, spinoffs, leveraged buyouts, incorporations, and stock and asset acquisitions. He represents private equity funds, multinational and Polish enterprises, and entrepreneurs.

Representative Matters

  • Represented foreign entities in negotiations and contracting with different branches of the Polish government, including large-scale public procurement projects, privatizations, M&A projects, joint ventures with government-owned entities, regulatory matters, EU funds and offset agreements.
  • Advised clients in online gambling and regulatory matters.
  • Served as Preferred Legal Counsel to a technology corporation in Poland, advising on all legal aspects of doing business including M&A, joint ventures, general corporate work, anti-monopoly advice, labor law, regulatory work, public procurement and offset law.
  • Advised foreign client on the privatization of a leading Polish aerospace producer and relevant regulatory matters.
  • Represented foreign clients in large-scale governmental procurement projects in Poland and related project finance matters, including tenders for helicopters, airplanes and other defense-related articles, road concession tenders, design of the Schengen area border protection system, and the design of the coastal traffic monitoring system.


Chambers Global, Corporate and M&A – Poland: 2010-2017 (Band 4)

Chambers Europe, Corporate and M&A – Poland: 2010-2017 (Band 4)

The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East and Africa: Corporate and M&A – Poland, 2013-2017 (Tier 2); 2012, 2010, 2008 (Tier 3); 2011, 2009 (Tier 4)

European Legal Experts: Corporate and M&A – Poland, 2008-2012; Project Finance/Energy – Poland: 2012, 2009-2010