Tomasz Dąbrowski has been re-elected as Chief Executive Officer of Dentons Europe, following a vote of the partners of the Firm’s Europe Region. His second term of office will begin on January 1, 2017 and continue until December 31, 2019.
During Dąbrowski’s first term as CEO, Dentons has seen rapid expansion across continental Europe. The firm has opened several new offices and has significantly strengthened its capabilities and service offering in several key markets. Altogether the Firm has increased partner headcount in Europe by 55% since the beginning of 2014.
Dentons Global Chairman Joe Andrew said, “Under Tomasz’s guidance Dentons has become the fastest growing global law firm on the continent in order to serve clients better. We have been joined by significant teams of talented lawyers in Hungary and Germany and opened offices in Munich, Milan, Rome and Luxembourg, greatly broadening our depth and reach throughout Europe.”
“Tomasz has done an outstanding job in building Dentons into one of the top international law firms in Europe in just three short years,” said Evan Lazar, Chairman of the Board of Dentons Europe and Global Vice Chair of Dentons. “I look forward to continue working closely with him as we continue to build on our momentum in strengthening our market position. Tomasz has the full backing of the Europe Board and overwhelming support from our partners.”
“I am truly honored that my partners have again placed their trust in me as CEO,” said Dąbrowski on his appointment, “If the last three years were about growth, the next three years will be about integration and innovation to continually enhance client service, while driving profitable growth.”
“Tomasz’s outstanding leadership is reflected in the tremendous success our Europe Region has enjoyed during the last three years. The Firm has won numerous client service awards at the national and regional level throughout Europe,” said Dentons Global CEO Elliott Portnoy.
Tomasz Dabrowski is a Corporate, M&A and Private Equity partner. He has grown his career with Dentons, having joined legacy firm Salans in Warsaw as an associate in 1992. In addition to becoming one of the leading corporate lawyers in Poland, he served the Firm in a number of senior leadership roles, notably as the Managing Partner of the Warsaw office, Head of the CEE Region, and Europe Co-head of the Corporate practice before taking over as CEO of Dentons Europe in 2014.
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