Dentons Budapest Appoints Ambassador Zombori as Partner
The Budapest office of Dentons, one of the largest international law firms globally, has appointed Ambassador Dóra Zombori to a partner position, highlighting her extensive background in energy policy and international government, corporate negotiation and leadership experience.
“We are delighted to welcome Dóra to the Dentons family. Her strength in advocacy, coupled with her deep understanding of energy policy and government affairs, will undoubtedly bolster our 360 offering, allowing us to provide our clients with even more comprehensive and impactful solutions,” shares managing partner Gábor Király.
Prior to joining Dentons, the recently appointed partner served as the Deputy State Secretary for Energy Security at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, advocating for Hungary’s energy diplomacy to ensure continued access to energy supplies.
Her career also includes tenure as Ambassador-at-Large for Energy and Climate, during which she played a role in negotiating Hungary’s new long term gas supply contract and building up the government’s climate diplomacy advocacy.
Earlier in her diplomatic career in Washington D.C., she was Deputy Chief of Mission, First Counselor for Energy and Political-Military Affairs at the Hungarian Embassy and Transatlantic Diplomatic Fellow at the United States Department of State from 2015 to 2016. She was also Chargé d’Affaires of the Hungarian Embassy in Washington D.C. between April and November 2020.
Before her assignments in Washington D.C., she served as Head of the Energy Security Unit and held various positions including Energy Policy Advisor and Energy Policy Coordinator at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary. In recognition of her service, she received numerous Foreign Minister’s Awards and U.S. Assistant Secretary’s Certificate of Appreciation.
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