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Agnieszka Suchecka-Tarnacka

Counsel
+48.22.653.4217
Fax +48.22.653.4250
Agnieszka Suchecka-Tarnacka is Counsel in the K&L Gates Warsaw office. She practices in all areas of Polish law and is particularly experienced in civil and administrative litigation, especially in construction disputes and unfair competition (shelf space payments).

She represents clients before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France.

Ms. Suchecka-Tarnacka has developed particular experience in the licensing of food, drugs, and cosmetics. On behalf of a producers group, she counseled on reform initiatives in the area of food and drug regulation. She continues to work in the area of the conformance of Polish food law to European Union standards with particular emphasis on matters concerning food for particular nutritional use (PARNUTS) and food supplements. She has also broad experience in the regulatory field concerning clinical trials of medicinal products and medicinal devices.

Agnieszka Suchecka-Tarnacka is a pro bono practice coordinator in the K&L Gates Warsaw office. Warsaw office was awarded with the first prize for pro bono practice in 2017 from Rzeczpospolita, a leading Polish daily newspaper, in its annual Ranking Kancelarii Prawniczych (Law Firms Ranking 2018).

Professional Background

As part of her professional training, Agnieszka did her internship at a large international firm in London as well as with a barrister chamber of Middle Temple with John L. Powell, Q. C. and with the Chicago Public Defenders’ Office.

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Agnieszka has worked for the Warsaw office of large US law firm, where she was part of a team that received a pro bono award from Rzeczpospolita inLaw Firms Ranking 2008.

Additional Education

  • Council of Europe yearly training programs in Human Rights, 1996-1997; 2002-2003
  • Seminar “Litigation in the European Court of Justice” Academy of European Law in Trier, Germany , September-October 2004
  • SIDIR ( workshop “FIDIC contracts”), June 2007
  • Seminar „Investigating and Prosecuting Trafficking Cases”, sponsored by US Department of State, May 2018

Achievements

  • Legal 500 EMEA, Dispute Resolution, 2013, Tier 2
  • Best Lawyers (2012-2018): Health Care Law, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice, Litigation

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Founder Foundation Friends of Litewska Children’s Hospital (Przyjaciele Szpitala Dziecięcego przy Litewskiej)
  • Member of the foundation “Prawo do pomocy”