Roman Rewald is a US-qualified attorney. He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Nicolaus Copernicus University (UMK) with Master’s Degrees in both Public Administration and Law, and from the University of Detroit Law School with a Juris Doctor degree. Since coming to Poland in 1991, he has acted as counsel in corporate, energy law and real estate matters. He has also extensive experience in foreign joint ventures, banking and real estate acquisitions in Poland. Prior to joining Weil Gotshal, Roman advised the World Bank on the legal issues of housing and mortgage finance in Poland, and the Polish Ministry of Finance on the banking system’s privatization. Roman Rewald is a regular speaker at programs concerning foreign investment in Poland. Since February 2013, he has been the president of the Lewiatan Mediation Center, the leading ADR mediation facility in Poland, which is organised by the Polish Employer’s Confederation “Lewiatan”. In 2014, he received one of Poland’s highest civilian honours, the Officer's Cross of the Order of Rebirth of Poland Polonia Restituta, for contributions to the country’s economic transformation.