Although his primary office is located in Wilmington, Delaware, Mr. Nwaeze is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and often handles matters in the Commonwealth. Mr. Nwaeze sits on the Philadelphia office’s Inclusion Committee and is on the firm-wide Associates Committee. He also serves on the Compliance Committee of the Board of Trustees for Bancroft, a nonprofit provider of specialized services for individuals with brain injuries, autism, and intellectual disabilities.
Mr. Nwaeze is a 2011 graduate of Emory University School of Law, where he was inducted into the Order of Emory Advocates, a member of Emory Mock Trial Society, president of the Student/Alumni Association, and served on the Emory Law Honor Court. In 2008, he graduated from Wake Forest University, where he was a member of the Track & Field team and a recipient of the Joseph G. Gordon Scholarship Merit Scholarship.
•Duane Morris LLP
- Associate, 2014-present
- Secondee with TD Bank, N.A., June - September 2018
- Graduate, International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Trial Academy, Stanford Law School, 2017
- fellow, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, 2018-2019
•Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.
- Associate, 2011-2014
Civic and Charitable Activities
•Member, Compliance Committee of Bancroft’s Board of Trustees
•Mentor, Philadelphia Futures: Sponsor-a-Scholar Program
•Mentor, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
Publications and Speaking Engagements
•Co-author, “Missing an Opportunity to Protect Patients and Save Dollars,” American Constitution Society
•Co-author, “Congress’s Failure to Regulate Political Trading is Going Unnoticed,” American Association for Justice
•Author, “Citing “Issue Preclusion,” the Delaware Court of Chancery Denies Advancement to a Company’s Vice President,” Duane Morris Delaware Business Law Blog
•Author, “Against the Backdrop of President-Elect Trump’s Carrier Deal: The Breach of Fiduciary Duty Exposure Caused by Directing a Subsidiary to Undertake a Transaction for the Parent Company’s Benefit,” Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review.
•Co-author, “Does Delaware law support reverse veil-piercing? The Fourth Circuit says: YES!,” Duane Morris Delaware Business Law Blog.
•Co-author, “Delaware’s War Against the “Boilerplate [Objection] Plague” Goes National,” Duane Morris Delaware Business Law Blog.
•Co-author, “You Better Answer Me! What to do When Facing a Partial Motion to Dismiss,” Duane Morris Delaware Business Law Blog.
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Moderator, Delaware Summer Judicial Panel, featuring Third Circuit and Delaware Judges, July 12, 2018.
•“Why Delaware? Here’s Why: Exploring Delaware’s Preeminent Legal Landscape,” Bryn Mawr Trust Co., Seminar Series, March 2, 2017
•Vice President, Delaware Barristers Association (2017-present)
•Delaware State Bar Association
•Richard S. Rodney, Litigation Inn of Court
•American Bar Association
- ABA Young Lawyers Division, Associate Editor of the TYL Editorial Board (2018- present)
•Instructor, Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, GA (2015)
•National Center for State Courts
- Co-chair, Young Lawyers Committee (2014 - 2016)
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