Wojciech KornackiOf Counsel
Of Counsel means that the lawyer is an independent contractor who provides legal services in support of Cave & Freeburg, LLP, in support of our clients.
Mr. Kornacki is a former U.S. Army Judge Advocate with over 15 years of military personnel law and courts-martial experience. Before pursuing private practice in military law, Mr. Kornacki served as a judge advocate in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps in 1st Armored Division Office of Staff Judge Advocate in Baumholder, Germany. He deployed to Contingency Operations Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq, for 15 months (Task Force Iron - Multi-National Division North). After his deployment, he served in Wiesbaden, Germany, and Fort Lee, Virginia. During his active duty service, Mr. Kornacki defended Soldiers in courts-martial, separation boards, adverse personnel actions, provided legal advice on kinetic strikes and electronic attacks, administrative law, claims and fiscal and procurement law. His positions on active duty included trial defense counsel, part-time military magistrate, administrative law attorney, Foreign Claims Commission, Tax Center Officer in Charge, and Division Chief of Client Services. Before his active duty service, Mr. Kornacki served in 353rd Civil Affairs Command (CACOM) in Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island.
Mr. Kornacki is skilled in adverse administrative actions including rebuttals to command investigations, adverse personnel paperwork, discharge upgrades, records correction, and promotion related matters.
Mr. Kornacki is also an effective advocate before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. This court can award money based on errors in a record, or sometimes errors that happened at a court-martial.
Some of his results can be seen at this link.
MS, Oxford Univ. (UK), 2011
Master of Studies in International Law
U.S. Army Advanced Legal Course
JD, CUNY, Queens College
BA, Pace Univ.