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Ioana Katona Makes Partner at Bondoc si Asociatii

Ioana Katona Makes Partner at Bondoc si Asociatii

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Former Managing Counsel Ioana Katona has been promoted to Partner at Bondoc si Asociatii. She is a lawyer "within the [firm's] Litigation and Arbitration department ... and focuses on administrative and tax law, energy, health, insolvency, and civil law litigation cases, including real estate and corporate disputes."

Katona has been with Bondoc si Asociatii for over eight years. She first joined the firm as a Managing Associate in 2014 and was promoted to Managing Counsel in 2017. Prior to that, she was a Senior Associate with White & Case, between 2011 and 2014, a Managing Partner at Katona si Asociatii, from 2010 to 2011, and a Partner with Katona, Ghica, Suica-Neagu si Asociatii, between 2005 and 2009.

"Ioana’s promotion reflects the recognition by colleagues and clients of the talent and efforts of a noteworthy lawyer," Bondoc si Asociatii Managing Partner Lucian Bondoc commented. "It also naturally falls within Bondoc si Asociatii’s strategy for further development in the next period, while recognizing the merits and contributions of those dedicated to the profession and who stand out."

"I have been working with Ioana for many years and I am very pleased with her promotion as a Partner of the firm," Litigation and Arbitration department Coordinating Partner Viorel Dinu added. "I am convinced that the litigation practice will continue to grow at a rapid pace over the next period, and co-opting Ioana ... will increase our capabilities to efficiently manage the many complex mandates in our portfolio."

Bondoc si Asociatii at a Glance

Bondoc și Asociații SCA is a leading Romanian law firm advising private corporations, public entities and lending institutions in the development of significant and increasingly integrated projects in a wide range of practice areas, including corporate and commercial law, M&A, banking & finance (including also structural funds and state aid), energy, capital markets, competition law, labor, real estate, IT&C, regulatory and compliance. Its lawyers are specialized in providing integrated advice on virtually every legal aspect associated with complex cross-border transactions, as well as domestic projects.

We have the experience and necessary resources to advise private corporations, public entities and financial institutions in their cross-border expansion, in the development of significant and increasingly integrated projects.

In terms of M&A transactional work, our team has been involved in many significant transactions covering a broad range of industries.

We are one of the few firms capable of assisting in a professional manner on virtually any type of M&A project in any industry in Romania and of any size, including with respect to highly regulated sectors or in connection with public authorities.

We have very strong departments in all support areas needed for such transactions, including without limitation competition, commercial law, real estate, labor law, banking &finance, energy, environment, and other regulatory.

Key Information:

  • 9 partners;
  • 40 lawyers, most of whom have also studied abroad;
  • Covering the full range of legal services;
  • Having worked on many of the largest and most complex projects in the Romanian market in the past 3 years;
  • One of the very few Romanian law firms growing in the market;
  • Highly recommended by international directories in 11 areas of law.

We offer:

  • Integrity;
  • A Client-oriented approach;
  • Top quality services, including in highly regulated sectors;
  • A size allowing for the coverage of several large projects at the same time;
  • Very strong experience in both domestic and international complex projects, including in highly regulated sectors;
  • A holistic approach.


Our lawyers have wide experience in dealing with complex and sophisticated legal matters.

  1. Banking & Finance
  2. Capital Markets
  3. Commercial
  4. Competition
  5. Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions
  6. Data Protection
  7. Employment
  8. Energy & Natural Resources
  9. Environment & Regulatory
  10. Healthcare/Pharma & Medical Services
  11. Insurance and Private Pensions
  12. Intellectual Property
  13. IT/Technology & Communications
  14. Litigation & Arbitration
  15. Media, Entertainment & Advertising
  16. Public Procurement & PPP
  17. Real Estate& Constructions
  18. Restructuring & Liquidation
  19. State Aid & European Structural Funds
  20. White Collar / Investigations & Compliance

For further information about Bondoc si Asociatii Law Firm, please visit our website at bondoc-asociatii.ro.