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Miller Canfield Lawyers Serve as Contributing Authors to The International Lawyer

Richard Walawender and Andrzej Chelchowski Serve as Co-Authors for Award-Winning, American Bar Association Publication

October 30, 2009

Miller Canfield principal, Richard Walawender (Detroit, Mich.) and principal, Andrzej Chelchowski (Warsaw, Poland) were contributing authors for “Europe” the Summer 2009, Volume 43, Number 2 issue of The International Lawyer, an American Bar Association (ABA) publication. Walawender and Chelchowski were part of a European committee that prepared the regional and comparative law section for Poland.

The International Lawyer is the award-winning quarterly legal journal of the International Law Section with a worldwide circulation of more than 15,000. The journal publishes substantive articles on current issues and developments in international law and practice, as well as noteworthy papers from Section programs and the Section’s reports and recommendations to the ABA House of Delegates.

Walawender heads Miller Canfield’s corporate, international and automotive practice groups. His practice specialties include mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial law, corporate governance and securities, private equity, venture capital, equity and debt financing, international transactions and joint ventures and project finance and franchising. Walawender earned his bachelor’s and juris doctorate degrees from the University of Michigan.

Chelchowski is a licensed Polish legal advisor (radca prawny) and the resident director of the firm’s Warsaw office. He is an expert in real estate development and property law and also provides legal advice and lectures on municipal and infrastructure financing, including municipal bonds. Chelchowski earned his master’s of law at the University of Warsaw.

The American Bar Association (ABA) is the largest voluntary professional association in the world. With more than 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.