Lucy Onyeforo
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Lucy Onyeforo

Associate
onyeforo.lucy@dorsey.com

Overview

AS AN ASSOCIATE IN DORSEY’S TRIAL GROUP, LUCY USES HER INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ACUMEN TO HELP CLIENTS SUCCESSFULLY ACHIEVE THEIR GOALS THROUGH THE PROVISION OF EFFECTIVE LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION ADVICE AND REPRESENTATION.

Lucy Onyeforo began her law career in 2007 in London, while concurrently pursuing a full-time international athletics career as a 100-meter sprinter and a member of Great Britain’s bobsleigh team.  In London, Lucy worked on various high profile, cross-border litigation and arbitration cases, and also managed large scale e-discovery projects at one of the UK’s Magic Circle law firms. Lucy was seconded to a legal team at the London Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games where she worked on a broad range of legal issues including those pertaining to brand protection and ambush marketing. 

During her time at Fordham, Lucy focused on international dispute resolution and worked as a mediator at New York Small Claims Court.

 

Education & Admissions

Fordham University School of Law (LL.M., 2017), The Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award; cum laude

University of Birmingham School of Law (LL.B., 2007), with Honors

University of Birmingham (B.A., English & History, 2005), with Honors

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
 

Industries & Practices

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • International Arbitration & Litigation

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, New York Branch (Committee Member)
  • New York City Bar Association (Member)
  • The New York State Bar Association (Member)
 
Lucy Onyeforo