Lucy N. Onyeforo



Lucy Onyeforo represents clients in complex commercial litigation and arbitration matters, as well as in intellectual property and employment litigation. She has defended clients in depositions and managed e-discovery in both litigation and internal corporate investigations.

With a demonstrated acumen for a broad range of legal issues, Lucy’s experience is amplified by her experience in law practices in the United Kingdom as well as the United States. With an international athletic career as a sprinter and bobsledder for Great Britain, she was seconded to the 2012 London Olympic Games Organising Committee Legal Team, where she worked on several issues relating to brand protection and ambush marketing.

Personal Interests

Lucy is a former bobsledder, and has represented Great Britain at the World Championships and World Cup. She won a bronze medal in the America’s Cup at Lake Placid (her first-ever bobsled race) and was named on the 2014 Olympic Long List for Great Britain. As a sprinter, she has been a champion and medalist in several British regional competitions, has competed in the Great Britain Olympic trials, and in U.S. Ivy League competitions with several podium finishes.

Related Services


Bar Admissions

New York

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


Fordham University School of Law
LL.M. in International Dispute Resolution, cum laude, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal (staff) (2017)

University of Birmingham
LL.B. in Law (2007)

University of Birmingham
B.A. in History and English (2005)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York — Labor and Employment Law Committee, Secretary, 2022 - present


  • The National Black Lawyers — Top 40 Under 40 (New York), 2023
  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2022
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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