Kornelia Nagy-Koppany is the managing partner of the Budapest office of KNP LAW. She has represented international companies in the acquisition of Hungarian enterprises, advised investors on significant international transactions in the banking, life sciences and pharmaceutical, insurance, and telecommunication sectors and assisted clients in establishing and successfully operating Hungarian business ventures. In her current practice, Dr. Nagy-Koppany focuses on life sciences and tech companies, often intersecting at the crossroads of modern technology in the development of new drugs and medical devices, and the constantly changing regulatory environment that shapes their operation.
Dr. Nagy-Koppany received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Eotvos Lorand University Faculty of Law in Budapest, her Masters of International Comparative Law from Faculté Internationale de Droit Comparé in France, and her LL.M. from New York University School of Law. She recently graduated from an International Business Management program at Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies.
Dr. Nagy-Koppany served as a clerk in the office of the Chief Justice for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in 1988 and 1989. She has been associated with U.S. law firms since 1989, was the managing partner of the Budapest office of the largest Washington, D.C.-based international law firm from 1996 until 2006, and established KNP LAW in 2007.
Dr. Nagy-Koppany is a member of the Budapest Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, and the International Bar Associations. She regularly participates in the work of the European Committee of the United States Council for International Business, and contributes yearly updates to the Hungary chapter of the American Bar Association’s antitrust manual. In addition to her native Hungarian, her second working language is English.