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Myron B. Rabij

Member | New Jersey

Myron B. Rabij focuses his practice on corporate M&A and international transactions in the upstream oil and gas, solar energy, industrial, IT and venture tech, and commercial real estate sectors.

For more than 27 years, Myron has represented U.S., Canadian, and other multinational clients in complex structuring and negotiation of joint ventures, cross-border acquisition and commercial contract work and related regulatory, financing, and capital raises. He has extensive and varied cross-border transactional experience in Central and Eastern Europe, including Ukraine, Poland, Russia, Romania, Hungary, and Turkey among others. Myron’s cross-border experience includes international commercial and M&A transactions, corporate structuring, privatizations, and development in emerging markets, construction, real estate, hotel management, and a vibrant niche practice in general matters of Ukrainian law. He also regularly assists emerging international companies with market entry in the U.S. and with U.S. countries seeking commercial ties in Central and Eastern Europe.

In his energy practice, Myron represents independent oil and gas producers, and in his real estate practice, he represents international developers and hotel operators. In addition, he has experience in advising on various cross-border IT and venture tech contract issues, solar and other alternative energy projects and in international arbitration.

Prior to joining the firm, Myron was a corporate partner at an Am Law 100 firm where he led the regional energy and natural resources practice, as well as the real estate group.  He is a frequent public speaker on various legal topics.

Publications

  • Co-author, “The Unbundling of Naftogaz Ukraine – Tactical and Strategic Priorities and Challenges,” published by International Energy Law Review, March, 2017
  • “Selling Brand Ukraine in 2017,” published by Business Ukraine, January, 2017
  • “Ukrainian Upstream Private Oil&Gas Sector: To Be or Not to Be?”, LinkedIn, April, 2016
  • Co-author, “Ukrainian Recent Regulations On Feed-In Tariff Application,” LinkedIn, February, 2016
  • Co-author, “Ukrainian Parliament Adopted Law Allowing Backhaul of Natural Gas,” LinkedIn, February, 2016
  • Co-author, “Draft Law Simplifying Access of RES Producers to Land in Ukraine is Approved by a Key Parliamentary Committee,” LinkedIn, February, 2016
  • Co-author, “Update on Various Changes in Ukrainian Gas Sector during Holiday’s Period,” LinkedIn, January, 2016
  • Co-author, “Draft Law Changing Security Reserves Requirement,” LinkedIn, December, 2015
  • Co-author, “Draft Law correcting certain provisions of feed-in tariff legislation in Ukraine,” LinkedIn, December 2015
  • Co-author, “Certain Laws Necessary for Functioning of Ukrainian Gas Market Are Adopted,” LinkedIn, November 2015
  • “US Investment in Ukraine – Is there any Appetite,” published by Ukrainian Journal of Business Law, December, 2014
  • IFLR1000, New Jersey & United States 2018: Rated as highly regarded in Energy & Infrastructure, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Project Development.
  • The Best Lawyers – in Ukraine:  2018 – for Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Energy and Natural Resources, Oil & Gas, Real Estate Law.
  • The Best Lawyers – 2019 – “Lawyer of the Year” for Energy and Natural Resources Law in Kyiv.
  • Legal 500 2018 – Hall of Fame for the EMEA Region for Real Estate and Construction for “lawyers at the pinnacle of the profession…highlighting individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence.”
  • IFLR1000 Energy & Infrastructure Guide, Ukraine 2014 – 2017: Leading individual in Energy and Infrastructure.
  • IFLR1000, Ukraine 2015 – 2017: Leading individual in Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Ukrainian Law Firms: A Handbook for Foreign Clients, Ukraine 2014, 2016: Named among Top Five leading lawyers in Energy and Natural Resources and Recommended lawyer in Real Estate.
  • Chambers Europe, Ukraine 2008 – 2016: Recommended lawyer in Corporate/M&A and Real Estate. Myron is described as “responsive and helpful, he has the trust of the executives in our company.”
  • Chambers Europe, Ukraine 2012 – 2016: Recommended lawyer in Energy & Natural Resources. Myron is described as “responsive and helpful, he has the trust of the executives in our company.”
  • Chambers Global, Ukraine 2008 – 2016: Recommended lawyer in Corporate/M&A.
  • Best Lawyers, Ukraine 2014, 2017: Recommended lawyer in Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisition Law, Energy and Natural Resources Law and Real Estate Law.
  • The Legal 500, Ukraine 2009 – 2017: Leading individual in Real Estate and Construction. “Dentons’ Myron Rabij is ‘smart, diplomatic and well-seasoned.”
  • The Legal 500, Ukraine 2015 – 2017: Recommended lawyer in Energy and Natural Resources.
  • The Legal 500, Ukraine 2017: Recommended lawyer in Corporate and M&A.
  • The Legal 500, Ukraine 2010 – 2012, 2014, 2017: Recommended expert in Dispute Resolution. “Dentons’ Myron Rabij is ‘good for disputes, highly responsive, and gives succinct advice.”
  • Who’s Who Legal, Ukraine 2014 – 2016: One of the leading lawyers for Energy in Ukraine.

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