Contact Information

  • One Battery Park Plaza
    New York, NY 10004 US
Tel: 212-574-1363
Fax: 212-480-8421

Arthur Kozyra


Main Biography

Arthur Kozyra is counsel in Seward & Kissel’s Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Groups.  He has practiced law since 2001 and joined Seward & Kissel in April 2005.

Arthur focuses on corporate and capital markets transactions and general corporate matters, with a specialty in shipping private equity ventures (SPEVs).  He represents companies in the international transportation industry in connection with mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and joint ventures, private equity investments, as well as in connection with the formation and structuring of private shipping funds and related investment vehicles.  Arthur has acted as counsel to foreign and domestic issuers in initial and secondary United States and offshore public offerings of equity and debt securities and related exchange listings, Rule 144A and high-yield offerings and in other private placements. His general corporate experience includes the formation and organization of various business entities, including corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, drafting letters of intent, confidentiality agreements, shareholder agreements, employment and consulting agreements, non-compete agreements and various other forms of commercial arrangements. 

Arthur holds a juris doctor degree, cum laude, from St. John’s University School of Law where he was a member of St. John's Law Review.  Arthur was a member of the Supervisory Committee of the Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union, a financial institution with over $1.0 billion in assets. He is fluent in Polish.


  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law, cum laude, 2001
  • B.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, summa cum laude, 1997

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Languages Spoken

  • Polish