Radoslaw Michalak is a partner in the firm’s Technology group and Capital Markets practice. He focuses on representing companies and investment banks on IPOs, follow-on equity offerings, investment-grade and high-yield debt offerings, and other strategic public and private financings. With extensive cross-border experience, Mr. Michalak frequently advises clients in the U.S. and EMEA on complex matters that involve reconciling competing regulatory and legal considerations across jurisdictions and areas of substantive regulation. 

Mr. Michalak has extensive expertise advising clients on tender offers, exchange offers, consent solicitations and other liability management transactions. He was the lead lawyer on the first-ever LIBOR exchange offer, completed by Farm Credit Funding Corporation* in 2020, and has been involved in some of the most complex and cutting-edge refinancings and restructurings in recent years. 

Mr. Michalak also routinely advises clients on reporting and disclosure obligations, other SEC matters, corporate governance and general corporate matters.
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Mr. Michalak’s representative experience includes representing and advising:

Debt Offerings:

  • Clients on all types of DCM transactions, including SEC­-registered, Rule 144A, 4(a)(2), 3(a)(2), Reg S and other offerings by issuers including Airbus, Lockheed Martin, IBM, Roche, Nestle, Under Armour, British American Tobacco, Teladoc, Bandwidth, Brooklyn Union Gas, Colonial Gas, Pioneer Energy, Rio Tinto, Bacardi, Naspers, Prosus, Reliance Industries, Volvo, Toronto-Dominion Bank, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, SEB, BBVA, Novo Banco, AEGON, Worldpay, Diageo, lnovyn, Maersk, Sasol, Illinois Tool Works, lndiabulls, Symbion and others*

Equity Offerings:

  • Issuers and investment banks on all types of SEC-­registered and unregistered ECM transactions, including IPOs, follow-on offerings, rights issues, block trades (primary and secondary), accelerated bookbuild offerings and other equity transactions in the U.S., Europe, Africa and Asia, including offerings by Sprinklr, HDFC Bank, Alexander Forbes, Remgro, National Bank of Greece, China Nonferrous Mining Corporation, Optimum Coal, Delta Lloyd, Gold Fields, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, NN Group, People's Insurance Company of China Limited, New China Life Insurance, lndiabulls and others*

Liability Management Transactions:

  • Clients on more than 100 tender offers, exchange offers, consent solicitations and other liability management transactions, including some of the most complex and cutting-edge refinancings and restructurings in the U.S. and Europe in recent years by issuers such as Comcast, Farm Credit Funding Corporation, GE, SAS Miller, Phillips, ArcelorMittal, Rio Tinto, General Electric, Novo Banco, British American Tobacco, Hamburg Commercial Bank, UBS, Royal Bank of Scotland, AngloGold Ashanti, CRH, Roche, Gold Fields, Delhaize Group, eDreams ODIGEO, Beam Suntory, National Bank of Greece, Ahold Delhaize and Colonial Gas*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.


Professional Experience
Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Michalak was Counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, where he worked in the New York and London offices. 

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LL.M., 2007
Columbia University
(Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
J.D., 2005
Warsaw University, Faculty of Law and Administration



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