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‘s highlights included representing TMK-ARTROM in a Court of Appeal dispute with the Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority and the Romanian government. Practice head Daniela David is an ‘excellent lawyer with extensive knowledge’. Strengths for the team include civil, labour, administrative, tax, environmental and insolvency disputes.

Romania > Employment

Vernon | David hosts an ‘outstanding and proactive employment team’, which delivers ‘very good results on labour litigation and collective bargaining agreements’. Practice head Diana Neagu is a ‘real problem solver’; she is supported by the ‘professional’ and ‘client-orientedDaniela David, who advises Banca Transilvania on all of its employment matters, including dismissals, compliance and agreements.

Romania > White-collar crime

Vernon | David is representing several employees of Black Cube in a high-profile case that related to alleged crimes committed against the head of Romania’s anti-corruption authority. Daniela David and Maria Nica jointly lead the team.