On October 12, 2021, Conrad & Scherer announced that Catholic Law alumna Angelica Żołnierowicz ’15, whose areas of specialty include blockchain technologies and criminal securities fraud, has joined the commercial litigation practice group of the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office. Most recently she worked for a large Washington, D.C.-based law firm and is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and New York. She also has worked for two prominent law firms in Warsaw, Poland.
Żołnierowicz earned her Juris Doctorate from Catholic Law and an L.L.M. in national security law from Georgetown University Law Center. She earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in international studies from Boston University and attended graduate school at The Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland. Żołnierowicz holds special certifications in international arbitration and dispute resolution, comparative international business and trade law, and securities and international business law. In addition, she is a registered immigration counsel with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Executive Office for Immigration Review.
While attending Georgetown Law, Żołnierowicz served as Editor of the Journal of National Security Law and Policy and was selected by the Department of Defense to represent Georgetown as a Military Commission Observer at the United States Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where she saw live September 11 hearings. Also, while studying law, she worked for the New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Organized Crime Task Force, the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency and the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office.
Żołnierowicz is fluent in Polish and proficient in French and Spanish, and has basic abilities in Czech, Ukrainian, and Russian.