Christian E. Foy Nagy


Christian E. Foy Nagy is an appellate attorney based in the firm’s South Pasadena office. In addition to her work in writs and appeals, she works on high-priority, novel, or complex law and motion.

Ms. Nagy often works behind the scenes with CCM+S litigators and makes special court appearances to preserve issues for review and insulate victories from reversal. Her work has resulted in both published and unpublished opinions in the areas of prosecutorial immunity, firefighter immunity, federal civil procedure, Prisoner Litigation Reform Act, dangerous conditions of public property, public employment, and civil rights. In addition to her work in the California Court of Appeal, she has also defended public entities in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She has represented public entities against First, Fourth, Fifth, and Fourteenth Amendment claims, claims of retaliation and discrimination, sexual harassment, and wrongful discharge. She also handles petitions for writs of administrative mandate in the superior court.

Ms. Nagy obtained her Juris Doctor from Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law after graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California, Irvine, where she studied comparative literature, languages, and philosophy.


County of Los Angeles v. Superior Court (2009) 181 Cal.App.4th 218 (prosecutorial immunity)

Rudy Miranda v. Bomel Construction Co., Inc. (2010) 187 Cal. App. 4th 1326 (causation of injury for naturally occurring pathogen)

The Luckman Partnership, Inc. v. Superior Court (2010) 184 Cal. App. 4th 30 (statute of limitations for patent defects)

  • State Bar of California
  • Pasadena Bar Association