by Justin Gobert
Nnamdi is a true DFW native—born in Dallas and raised in Grand Prairie. Nnamdi is a proud graduate of Howard University, where he earned two Bachelor of Arts degrees with high honors; one in anthropology, the other in political science. Nnamdi went on earn his J.D. from Howard University School of Law. As a student, Nnamdi held various leadership roles including serving as a member of the university’s Board of Trustees and as President of the Graduate and Professional Student Association. While in law school, Nnamdi was also selected as a member of the Moot Court Team, where he won best brief and was a finalist for best oral advocate.
After graduating from law school Nnamdi was appointed as a White House OPM Presidential Management Fellow. Nnamdi has an extensive history conducting research within the federal government, where he authored and published research related to educational and environmental appropriations. Nnamdi’s works have been used as support for federal and local law reform.
Nnamdi returned to Dallas in 2014 and began practicing law at the litigation boutique of Lynn Tillotson Pinker & Cox, LLP, with a focus on complex commercial litigation. Nnamdi counsels clients in various commercial litigation matters and shepherds cases from discovery through to trial.
In addition to his professional involvement, Nnamdi is active within his community and within DAYL. Nnamdi volunteers as a high school Trial Advocacy and Moot Court coach, is a Co-Chair of the Lawyers Promoting Diversity Committee of the DAYL, and is a member of the 2014 DAYL Leadership Class. In February of 2015, Nnamdi was honored as one of DFW’s 28 African American influencers. Because of his significant professional and personal accomplishments, Nnamdi Anozie is this month’s One to Watch.