Daniela David > Vernon | David > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

Vernon | David
12A Dr. Burghelea Str
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Work Department

Disputes, Litigation & Arbitration; Employment & Labor Law; Restructuring & Insolvency; Tax Audits & Litigation.




Daniela (Dana) is the head of the firm’s litigation department and has significant experience in labour matters and commercial and civil litigation. Besides being an active arbitrator, she is also a licensed mediator.

Dana is one of Romania’s leading labour litigation lawyers and has significant experience in complex employment disputes, including advising on senior management misconduct and termination cases.  In addition, she is an expert in large collective dismissals and employment issues related to company restructuring activities. Over the last few years she has worked on some of Romania’s largest labor projects and matters, including advising on several bank acqusitions.

During her career, Dana has represented numerous industries including food & beverage companies, steel mills and quarry operators. Her work has included “bet the company” litigation on environmental and regulatory matters as well as representing oil companies and banks in their commercial disputes.

In the last few years, several of Dana’s cases have “made law”, including a case which defined and limited the concept of “occupational disease” as well as the leading against the Romanian State involving green certificates.


English, Romanian, French.


Bucharest Bar


  • LL.B, University of Bucharest, Romania, Bucharest
  • M.A., University Pantheon-Sorbonne in Paris, Business Law
  • Certified Mediator, Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania and Bucharest

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Dispute resolution

Vernon | David is popular with domestic and international clients, ranging from major financial services providers, to construction companies, consumer goods producers, and manufacturers. The team, led by Daniela David, covers all civil, fiscal and administrative disputes, and has a particularly strong reputation for employment litigation.

Romania > White-collar crime

Vernon | David‘s experienced team has a strong track record in compliance and internal investigations work, where it represents clients from across a wide range of industries. Recent work has included defending clients against allegations of tax evasion, fraud, criminal liability for industrial accidents, and breach of environmental regulations. Daniela David, Charles Vernon and Maria Nica are all active in this area.