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."