Free initial consultation
Licensed for 30 years
Placidus Aguwa is the managing partner of the firm. He graduated, Magna Cum Laude from the University of Ife Law School. With more than two decades as a trial and transactional attorney, he has developed expertise and outstanding reputation representing clients. Over the years, in conjunction with his partners, he has recovered millions dollars for clients in negligence and medical malpractice cases.
Aguwa has been active in the local legal community to 1997 and has received awards for exceptional services to the community.
• New York State Supreme - 1996
• U. S. District Court Southern District of New York - 1997
• U. S. District Court Eastern District of New York - 1998
• U. S. Court of International Trade - 1997
• Nigerian Bar - 1991
Professional Association Memberships
• Queens County Bar Association
• New York State Trial Lawyers Association
• New York State Bar Association
• Nigerian Lawyers Association – former President
1996, New York
1997, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
1998, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
1997, U.S. Court of International Trade
Class of 1990
Nigerian Law School
Class of 1991
Queens Supreme Court – One Million Dollar recovery [$1,000,000.00] on behalf of a pedestrian struck and severely injured in a crosswalk.
Bronx Supreme Court – Five Hundred and Seventy Five Thousand Dollar recovery, [$575,000.00] on behalf of an operator severely injured at a construction site.
Bronx Supreme Court – Two Hundred Thirty Nine Thousand Dollar, [$239,000.00] judgment against a drunk driver.
Dutchess Supreme Court - One hundred Forty Two Thousand Dollar, [$142,000.00] recovery on behalf a client severely injured by a drunk driver.
Mediation - Five Hundred Thousand Dollar recovery, [$500,000.00] on behalf of a homeowner, for a fire damage claim against the insurance company.
Arbitration - Two Hundred Thirty Seven Thousand Dollar, [$237,000.00] award in a Breach of Contract Arbitration.
Retained as counsel in $20 million dollar transaction Oil and Gas Vessel by Guaranty Trust Bank Trust Bank, PLC.
as counsel in $1.8 million dollar financing of Texan Oil and Gas Fabricator’s
subsidiary by Guaranty Trust Bank Trust Bank, PLC.
You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.