Litigation, Compliance, Investigations
Emerging Markets Development
Entertainment, Sports & Media
State Bar of Texas
US District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
J.D., Howard University, District of Columbia
B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Howard University, District of Columbia
NNAMDI M. ANOZIE
Nnamdi Anozie is a partner in the Dallas office. Nnamdi represents an impressive list of clients, including Fortune 500® companies, government agencies, corporate officers, arts organizations and prominent individuals in a variety of complex business and legal matters. Nnamdi has litigated matters on behalf of clients engaged in multi-million dollar disputes throughout Texas state and federal courts, and has advised businesses in compliance related matters across the nation and globe. Nnamdi has also advised clients throughout every stage of entertainment related production and development and has been credited as producer in film and broadcast projects. Nnamdi is recognized by his peers as a Thomson Reuters' Super Lawyers® Rising Star in Texas.
Prior to joining White Wiggins & Barnes, Nnamdi was a trial attorney at a top four litigation boutique in Texas, and top ten boutique law firm in the nation. Nnamdi is also a former Presidential Management Fellow and has worked closely with executive agencies and policy and research organizations to author and publish regulatory works used as support for federal and state law reform.
Nnamdi also maintains a strong presence within the community. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, JL Turner Legal Association, and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. Nnamdi is a Life Fellow of the DAYL Foundation.
Defended against multi-million dollar securities violation claims brought by SEC against client, resulting in the withdrawal of claims and theories and favorable settlement.
Represented and advised heirs of the estate of multi-platinum recording artist, songwriter, musician, record producer, actor and filmmaker in various complex probate matters and disputes, involving complex tax, entertainment and legal matters.
Negotiated favorable settlement on behalf of client engaged in multi-million dollar founders dispute involving cutting-edge blockchain technology and cryptocurrency ICO.
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of EU entity sued by a leading global money transfer and payment services company for fraud, unjust enrichment, and conversion claims in multi-million dollar lawsuit.
Negotiated settlement with US Department of Justice on behalf of national company accused of Title II and Title VII violations. Supervised investigations and performed employee trainings on behalf of client in compliance with settlement mandate. Drafted compliance documents, including policy, protocol and reports relating to the same.
Obtained multi-million dollar jury verdict on behalf of member of Saudi royal family engaged in multi-million dollar business dispute, involving claims of breach of contract, and fraud.
Advanced multi-million dollar breach of contract claims in state court and arbitration on behalf of multinational beverage manufacturing and distribution company against global military/government distributor. Negotiated favorable settlement of claims.
Represented client in arbitration and negotiated settlement between client and venture capital fund resulting in the full return of approximately $1 million.
Advised and drafted agreements covering licensing/rights of use and distribution on behalf of performing arts organization, including drafting agreements in connection with artistic collaboration between client and Grammy® award winning artist.
Advised filmmakers and sourced funding for the development of award winning films featured in HBO and Slam Dance film festivals.
Obtained dismissal of all expert witnesses following depositions in multi-million dollar breach of contract dispute on behalf of Fortune 50® company client. Successfully represented clients, including examining witnesses at trial and obtaining favorable post trial resolution.
PRESENTATIONS / PUBLICATIONS:
The Societal Impact of Social Media, 2018 Dallas Bar Association (“DBA”) Diversity Summit, Panelist (CLE)
An Overview of Opportunities and Challenges in Africa, 2018 XXXIII Review of Oil and Gas Law DBA, Presenter (CLE)
Single and Borderline Desperate, Short Film, 2016 HBO Black Film Festival, Co-Producer
Problems Young Lawyers Face at the Courthouse, 2015 DBA Trial Skills Section, Presenter (CLE)
Trial Skills for Practicing in Dallas and Harris County, 2015 Houston Young Lawyers Assoc., Presenter (CLE)
Law Student Boot Camp, 2015 University of N. Texas School of Law, Presenter
And Nothing Happened, Short Film, 2015 Slam Dance Film Festival, Co-Producer
New Law Making Economic Fireworks Throughout the State, 2012 Grand Rapids Business Journal, Author
Life in the Valley Economy Report 2010, Educational Statistics, 2010 Working Partnerships USA, Research Analyst
Enterprise-based Solutions and Their Role on Poverty Eradication, 2009 Nat’l Conference on Research, Author
State of Working Maryland 2007, 2007 Progressive Maryland, Co-Author
Texas Super Lawyers, “Rising Star”, 2017-Present
Dallas Black Dance Theater, Board of Directors, 2017-Present
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Board of Directors, 2016-2018
The William Mac Taylor American Inn of Court, Member, 2016-2018
JL Turner Legal Association, Board of Directors, 2016-2017
D Magazine, DFW’s African American Influencers, 2015
The Honorable Patrick E. Higginbotham Inn of Court, Associate, 2014