Jun 06, 2013
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, announced today that Atinuke (Tinu) Awoyomi, an associate in the firm's New York office, has been named to the Lawyers of Color inaugural Hot List, which recognizes early-to mid-career attorneys who are excelling in the legal profession. The honorees will be profiled in the Lawyers of Color Hot List Special Issue in July.
Ms. Awoyomi concentrates her practice on complex commercial litigation, with a focus on securities and contractual disputes. She represents a range of clients, including investment banks, investment advisors and public pension funds, while also maintaining an active pro bono practice centered on immigration and family law matters. She received her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and Notes Editor of the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law. Ms. Awoyomi also served as a Teaching Fellow of the Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison Foundation Moot Court Program.
Lawyers of Color, a Washington D.C.-based media and research company founded in 2008, produces several publications focused on the promotion of exceptional minority lawyers, Attorneys on the Hot List were chosen by a selection committee comprising editorial staff and advisers, as well as law school fellows and interns.
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