Maria Olga Szonert-Binienda
Born Jun. 1, 1956, Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland, came to U.S., 1982; daughter of Zbigniew and Elzbieta (Bieszkiewicz); married Wieslaw Binienda; children: Aneta, Konrad.
Education: Master of Laws (M.L.), University of Warsaw (Poland), 1980; Juris Doctor (J.D.), Rutgers University (NJ), 1987.
Career: attorney, Dechert, Price & Rhoads, Philadelphia, 1987-88, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Cleveland (OH), 1988-91, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagan & Flom, London (United Kingdom), 1991-93, and U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington (DC), 1994 -; attorney, assisting U.S. corporations doing business in Poland.
Author: numerous articles in professional Polish and American journals.
Member of: American Bar Association (ABA), Business and International Law section; Pennsylvania Bar Association; Ohio Bar; Polish Bar of Legal Advisors; Cleveland World Trade Association; Jagiellonian Law Society, 1985-88, Philadelphia.
Honors: Corpus Juris Secundum Award, Rutgers University, 1987; Certificate of Appreciation, Cleveland World Trade Association, 1990.
Languages: Polish, English, French, Russian.
Home: 883 Bridlewood Drive, Akron, OH 44321.
From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 1996.