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Beverly I. Nwanna
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Beverly Nwanna is an associate in Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP's Newark office. Her practice primarily focuses on defense of insured clients in the aviation industry, professional liability for directors and officers, banking and finance law, and appellate advocacy. She also has significant experience in advising and representing multinational corporations in commercial contractual disputes, trademark cases, import/export, and bankruptcy. In addition, she has represented both businesses and employees in employment matters, concerning race, age-based and disability discrimination, underpayment, overtime disputes, and harassment.

Ms. Nwanna’s significant matters include a $10 million lawsuit filed against a Hollywood public relations executive who defrauded his firm in a Ponzi-scheme, and representing an American firm in an import/export dispute against a Chinese clothing manufacturer and the China Export & Credit Insurance Corp.

Prior to working in civil practice, Ms. Nwanna served as an Assistant Prosecutor for Union County, New Jersey, where she litigated a wide range of criminal matters, including narcotics, violent crimes, domestic violence, and juvenile matters. She has tried various criminal matters, including armed robbery, drug sales and gun possession.  Her work as a prosecutor has given her a unique perspective when litigating civil torts, financial matters and defending claims arising out of Crime and Dishonesty insurance policies.

Ms. Nwanna has also served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Garry S. Rothstadt, of the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.

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