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Greenberg Traurig Poland Launches Data Center Practice Led by Counsel Adam Narloch

WARSAW – 29 March 2023 – Greenberg Traurig Warsaw office establishes a new Data Center Practice to provide clients with high-quality legal advice related to all aspects of the development and expansion of their digital infrastructure. The team works closely with other offices to provide clients with one pan-European offering at Greenberg Traurig.

The newly formed practice is led by Adam Narloch, Counsel in the Real Estate Practice of the Warsaw office.

The multidisciplinary Greenberg Traurig Data Center team comprises lawyers of various levels of seniority with vast experience in real estate, digital infrastructure and telecommunication transactions. Together with lawyers from other offices they represent some of the world’s largest data center operators, cloud service providers and telecommunications carriers in connection with mergers and acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, leases and development projects.

Adam Narloch is an attorney-at-law with over 12 years of experience in advising investors on real estate transactions and a wide range of issues relating to the construction process, both with respect to permit matters and in negotiating agreements and settlements with contractors. He also has significant experience in handling investments in shopping centers, office buildings and warehouses. In recent years, Adam has been particularly focused on advising the data center industry, particularly with respect to new data center investments, permitting matters, lease and colocation agreements and electricity connections.

“Recently, we have seen a surge of interest in data center investments in Poland, which is linked both to global trends and the very positive perception of our market by investors. There is no doubt that with the rapid growth of cloud computing and big data the data center sector will continue to flourish in the coming years. I am more than pleased that Greenberg Traurig, has not only responded to this demand and anticipated this market shift by creating an independent data center practice. I am sure that the combined strengths of the Real Estate, Corporate, Banking and Competition departments, as well as the Environmental and Energy practice areas, allow us to be a one-stop shop for investors, developers, lenders and cloud service providers alike”, said Adam Narloch, Counsel and Head of the Data Center Practice in Poland.

“I believe that Adam has both the expertise and the client trust necessary to be successful as the leader of our Data Center Practice. We recognize that data centers are the backbone of modern businesses, and we are proud to be at the forefront of this industry,” added Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch, Managing Partner of Greenberg Traurig in Poland.

“As a leading full-service law firm, Greenberg Traurig’s business requires a consistent market approach in line with rapidly changing conditions. This expansion is a result of the growing demand in this sector and we are confident that our new Data Center Practice will meet the expectations of our Clients and set a market benchmark for excellent top-tier legal advisory on digital infrastructure transactions in Poland,” said Senior Partner Lejb Fogelman.

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is a global, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2650 attorneys serving clients from 44 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

GREENBERG TRAURIG Nowakowska-Zimoch Wysokiński sp.k. was named the 2021 Poland Firm of the Year award at the highly esteemed Euromoney Legal Media Group “Women in Business Law Awards 2021 Europe” and the 2021, 2019, 2018 Law Firm of the Year in Poland by International Financial Law Review (IFLR). The Warsaw office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP provides legal services to clients in Central Europe and beyond and consists of approximately 100 lawyers. Team members are regularly recognized as leaders in numerous practice areas. Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR1000 and EMEA Legal 500 consistently rank them among the top tiers the areas of Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Private Equity, Tax, Banking and Finance, Project Finance, Energy, Dispute Resolution, TMT and Antitrust/Competition.

About Greenberg Traurig's Real Estate Practice

Greenberg Traurig's Global Real Estate Practice is a cornerstone of the firm and recognized leader in the industry. The firm’s real estate attorneys deliver diversified and comprehensive legal solutions for property acquisition and investment, development, management and leasing, financing, restructuring, and disposition of all asset classes of real estate. The team draws upon the knowledge and experience of 700 real estate lawyers from around the world, serving clients from key markets in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. The group’s clientele includes a broad range of property developers, lenders, investment managers, private equity funds, REITs, and private owners. The firm’s real estate team advises clients on a variety of matters across a broad spectrum of commercial, recreational, and residential real estate, including structured equity and debt and the hybrids.

Greenberg Traurig's real estate team in Warsaw consists of 40 top-rated specialists who cover a broad spectrum of core real estate and additional practices. The team offers clients an unparalleled level of legal experience and service in Poland and within Central Europe.

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