Lucy Onyeforo
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Lucy Onyeforo

Associate
onyeforo.lucy@dorsey.com

Overview

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 is an associate in Dorsey’s Commercial Litigation practice group. She represents clients in complex commercial litigation and arbitration in a broad range of subject matters. Lucy’s practice also includes antitrust, bankruptcy, employment, and intellectual property matters.

Lucy 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.

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

Experience

Representative Experience

Bankruptcy Litigation

  • Represent clients in chapter 11 and chapter 7 proceedings and bankruptcy litigation.

ADA Litigation

  • Represent clients in ADA compliance cases, including brick-and-mortar accessibility and website accessibility matters.

Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Represent clients in trademark infringement, dilution, tortious interference and related unfair competition claims.

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)
 

Accolades

  • Dorsey & Whitney – Scales of Justice Team Award (Racial Justice Bronx Project), 2021

Diversity & Inclusion 50+ Hours 2020

  • Contributed more than 50+ Diversity hours, 2020
Lucy Onyeforo