graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of Nicholas Copernicus University (UMK) in Toruń in 1978 with degrees in both Public Administration and Law. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree at the University of Detroit Law School in 1982 and a year later was admitted as a member of the Bar Association of the State of Michigan. He is entered in the List of Foreign Attorneys of the District Advocate Council in Warsaw. After returning to Poland in 1991, he acted as counsel to the World Bank on legal issues related to financing residential developments in Poland and to the Minister of Finance with regard to the privatisation of the banking system. He joined the Warsaw office of Weil in 1992 and was appointed partner in 1999. Roman Rewald is a board member and former chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce 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, Roman Rewald 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.