Brian Fonville, J.D., M.A.

Guest Lecturer

Letenska 5, Prague 1

Brian Fonville earned his J.D. from Stanford, as well as a Master’s Degree in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in French from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During his undergraduate studies he discovered the Czech Republic and shortly after graduation in 1996 moved to Prague, where he has resided the majority of years since. He has worked as a transactional lawyer specializing in corporate and financial matters in New York City, his home state of North Carolina, and in Prague. He has also worked for the CEELI Institute in Prague and held internships with the EBRD, OECD, Earthjustice, and the Office of Czech President Václav Havel.

He operates a law practice out of Prague ( and is a member of the bar in New York State, the Czech Republic, and England and Wales.