Claudius O. Sokenu


Selected Awards

  • Outstanding Outside Counsel Award by the National Bar Association, Commercial Law Section 2011
  • “2011 Distinguished Professional” Recognition from 2nd Annual AfriMETRO Gala
  • Appointed to Task Force on the Role of Attorneys in Corporate Governance by City Bar Association 2005
  • Outstanding Outside Corporate Counsel Award by Minority Corporate Counsel Association 2003
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Work Award by the Association of the Bar of the City of New York 2001
Selected Rankings
  • 2016 Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation (2016)
  • 2015 Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation (2015)
  • Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business for International Trade: FCPA Experts: USA, 2014, 2013, 2012
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for International Trade: FCPA Experts: USA, 2011-2012
  • Latin Lawyer 250 for White-Collar Crime and Compliance, 2013
  • Ethisphere Magazine’s “Attorneys Who Matter: Up and Comers/Rising Stars” 2012
  • Main Justice’s “Best FCPA Lawyers Outside the Beltway” 2011
  • Diversity & The Bar’s “Leading Law Firm Rainmakers” 2010
  • Securities Law360’s “10 Under 40” 2007


  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Securities and Financial Regulations
  • London School of Economics & King's College London, LL.M., Corporate & Commercial Law
  • London South Bank University, LL.B., Upper Class Honors



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