AREA OF PRACTICE
Uchechi Egeonuigwe is an associate in Brown Rudnick's New York office, and a member of the firm's Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring group.
Ms. Egeonuigwe represents creditors, third-party purchasers of distressed assets, statutory creditor and equity holder committees, bondholders, and individual borrowers in jurisdictions throughout the United States. She works on both in-court and out-of-court restructurings. Her practice includes all aspects of the insolvency and bankruptcy process, including adversary proceedings and contested matters, section 363 sale process, and fraudulent conveyance and preference litigation.
Prior to Brown Rudnick, Ms. Egeonuigwe served as the judicial law clerk for The Honorable William T. Thurman in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah. She also served as a judicial extern for The Honorable Maureen A. Tighe in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.
In 2018, the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges selected Ms. Egeonuigwe as a Blackshear Presidential Fellow, which recognizes up-and-coming 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.
This year, Ms. Egeonuigwe was selected to participate as a fellow in the New York City Bar Association's 2019 Associate Leadership Institute, an award-winning initiative geared to assisting the advancement of diverse senior associates at major law firms.
Recent representations for which Ms. Egeonuigwe has had significant responsibilities include:
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