AREA OF PRACTICE
Uchechi Egeonuigwe is an associate in Brown Rudnick's Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring group in the New York office. Ms. Egeonuigwe represents creditor groups, investors, equity holders, and individual borrowers in all aspects of restructuring stressed and distressed companies.
Prior to Brown Rudnick, Ms. Egeonuigwe served as the judicial law clerk for The Honorable William T. Thurman in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah. She also served as a judicial extern for The Honorable Maureen A. Tighe in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.
Ms. Egeonuigwe was honored by the Public Counsel, the nation’s largest pro bono law firm, with the William J. Lasarow Award. The award, named for Judge William J. Lasarow (Retired), recognizes the outstanding contributions of attorneys who volunteer pro bono services to provide access to justice for individuals and families.
The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges selected Ms. Egeonuigwe as a 2018 Presidential Fellow, which recognizes attorneys for their legal excellence in the practice of bankruptcy law, commitment to principles of civility, ethics, and professionalism, and commitment to the continued educational development of bankruptcy professionals.
Most recently, Ms. Egeonuigwe was selected as a Fellow for the New York City Bar Association's Associate Leadership Institute, an award-winning initiative geared toward assisting the advancement of diverse senior associates at major law firms. She was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© as "Ones to Watch" for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law in 2021.
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