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Prominent Bankruptcy Lawyer Joins Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie Litigation Practice

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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie announced that Ogonna Brown has joined the firm as a partner in the Las Vegas office. She will practice in the areas of bankruptcy focusing primarily on creditors’ rights, secured party representation and commercial litigation. Brown has extensive experience representing bankruptcy trustees and state court receivers in complex litigation matters.

Brown handles deficiency actions, breach of contract cases, landlord/tenant matters, enforcement of judgments and partnership disputes and, notably, represents the first Nevada charter school receiver appointed by the SPCSA. Brown guides clients through bankruptcy matters including motions to terminate the automatic stay, claim objections, Chapter 11 plans of reorganization, Chapter 13 plans involving consumer debt, cash collateral and dischargeable matters.

“Ogonna is an outstanding lawyer. She is talented and well respected in the business and legal communities because she achieves great results for her clients. On top of that, she has been recognized for her generous dedication of time to pro bono cases,” said Joel Henriod, managing partner of the firm’s Las Vegas office. “We are excited to welcome her to the firm and the experience she brings.”

Brown is known for her extraordinary commitment to pro bono initiatives and improving the administration of justice in Nevada and has received numerous accolades for her commitment to legal excellence. She was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Alumni Award from the UNLV Boyd School of Law in 2016 and was recognized as Pro Bono Attorney of the Year from Legal Aid in 2015. She has also been named as one of Super Lawyers Top 50 Women in Law.

A fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, a member of the Nevada Trial Lawyers Association and the Clark County Bar Association, Brown is an active member of the legal community. Additionally, she served on the Nevada Legislature’s Community Development Advisory Committee. She received her J.D. from the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and her B.A. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She speaks fluent English, German and Bulgarian.


About Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is an Am Law 200 commercial law firm handling complex matters in litigation, intellectual property, business transactions, gaming, government relations and other practice areas. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie offices are located in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orange County, Phoenix, Reno, Silicon Valley and Tucson. For more information, visit




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