Dalma Kovacs is an associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Before joining Kirkland, Dalma worked as an associate at two major global law firms in Budapest, Hungary where she was involved in several complex commercial lawsuits, cross-border litigations, and international arbitration proceedings.


Thought Leadership


Author, "Enforcing Foreign Arbitral Awards in Hungary," Dispute Resolution Journal, Volume 76, Issue 1, 2022


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022, New York
  • 2019, Admitted to the Budapest Bar Association, Hungary


  • Hungarian
  • French
  • English


  • Fordham University School of LawLL.M.magna cum laude2021

    John D. Feerick Award in International Dispute Resolution

    Michael M. Martin Scholarship

    Research Assistant, Professor Daniel J. Capra

  • Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of LawJ.D.cum laude2015

    Hajnoczy Prize (Faculty Prize for Excellence)

    First Prize, Private International Law Section of the National Competition of Hungarian Universities

  • Université Paris II Panthéon-AssasMaster I Droit Mention (Droit Compare/Droit Hongrois)