Dorothy Hansberry-Biegunska

Hansberry Tomkiel (Warsaw)
Lawyer (Partner)

In October 2014, Ms. Hansberry- Bieguńska co-founded the Hansberry Tomkiel law firm along with Ms. Małgorzata Krasnodębska-Tomkiel, the former Chairman of the Polish Competition Authority. Ms. Hansberry-Bieguńska began her career in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, where she worked for sixteen years. As a senior trial attorney for the Division, she investigated and prosecuted violations of the US antitrust laws. Ms. Hansberry-Bieguńska represented the Department of Justice in numerous trials, both civil and criminal, in federal courts throughout the US. On behalf of the US Department of Justice, Ms. Hansberry-Bieguńska advised and lectured on competition law and investigative techniques to government agencies and competition offices in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, and Slovakia in the early 1990s. From March 1994 to August 1995, she was the resident legal advisor in the Polish Competition Office. After moving to Poland in 1996, Ms. Hansberry-Bieguńska worked for a number of years as the general counsel and vice president of UPC Polska, a leading national media company. She went on to work as the chief operating officer of Canal Plus, a DTH and program provider in Poland.She worked as a senior partner in a leading Polish law firm, where she built and led a competition practice, and from 2011-2014, operated the Hansberry Competition firm. Ms. Hansberry-Bieguńska, has been widely recognized internationally and nationally as a leading practitioner in her field by Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers, Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, PLC Which Lawyer, and Global Competition Review’s “Women in Antitrust.”

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