Schoenherr Local Partner Daniel Gera has become the firm’s new Hungarian office Managing Partner, taking over from Local Partner Kinga Hetenyi.
Gera, also Head of the local Labour & Employment and Compliance practices, has been with Schoenherr since 2015. He became a Counsel in 2020 and a Local Partner in 2022 (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on February 24, 2022). Before joining Schoenherr, Gera spent over six years at Gide Loyrette Nouel as an Attorney at Law, between 2008 and 2014. Earlier, Gera was an Associate with PwC Hungary, from 2004 to 2008.
"After 13 years as the managing partner in Budapest, I am happy to pass the baton to Daniel Gera, who is an excellent lawyer and has a very successful track record in advising clients in a variety of legal fields, including labor and employment, corporate M&A, and compliance matters," Hetenyi said. "He is a highly regarded and innovative partner with exceptional people management skills. I see this change as a natural evolution of our team, creating opportunity for growth also for promising younger lawyers in our office."
"Daniel Gera has been contributing to the success and the progress of the firm for many years now,” Schoenherr Managing Partner Alexander Popp added. “He has been instrumental in leading Schoenherr Hungary's Labor & Employment group to meet the evolving needs of our business and clients. Beyond that, he has excellent leadership skills and is invested in every team member's personal and professional growth along the way. I am happy to welcome him in this new role and wish him continued success."