Butzel adds Litigation and White-Collar Defense attorney to the firm’s Washington, D.C. officeMarch 1, 2022
He represents individuals and corporations with issues related to U.S. export controls and customs laws, anti-money laundering regulations, and other national security issues. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation practice group and focuses his practice on litigation and white-collar defense.
Prior to joining Butzel, Nwaokobia worked for a boutique law firm in Washington D.C. where he secured significant relief for clients through litigation before federal administrative agencies, state and federal courts, and through alternative dispute resolution forums such as mediation and arbitration.
Nwaokobia earned his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School where he participated in the Munich Intellectual Property Summer Program. He is a graduate of Purdue University, where he received a B.S. degree in Psychology and a B.A. degree in History.
He is a member of the American Bar Association and District of Columbia Bar. He is admitted to practice in Texas, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
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