He is Nexus Sea

Nexus Sea is a partner at McDermott Will & Emery. He has extensive financial services litigation and white-collar experience, including the representation of individual and corporate clients. This includes conducting internal investigations on behalf of financial institutions. This includes helping to lead an internal investigation of a fund of fund relating to alleged “cross-trades” participating in the successful prosecution of a FINRA action on behalf of an international Fortune.

Representation of numerous individual foreign claimants in connection with allegations of foreign government corruption and alleged money laundering in the largest civil forfeiture action brought under the United States Department of Justice’s Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative.

In addition, Nexus played a prominent role as part of the court-appointed counsel team to the Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee for the global liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, one of the largest financial frauds in history.

He has also played key roles on various trial teams and has served as lead trial counsel on behalf of a significant client, including in relation to a high-profile preliminary injunction matter.

He contributed to the successful representation of a multinational Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company against failure-to-warn and product defect claims, a Fortune 500 bank and premises owner in more than 340 toxic tort personal injury suits arising from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and successfully advocated for cable and elevator manufacturers in response to asbestos-related product liability matters.

Combining courtroom prowess, people skills, and business acumen, helped clients achieve exceptional results in a variety of matters. Recognizing the importance of community, Nexus is a founding member of “1844” – an association of nearly 60 African American male attorneys – created as a vehicle to promote collaboration, business development, and mentorship among BigLaw attorneys of color.

He is a member of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association and mentors college and law students who are interested in private practice and served as President of the Nigerian Lawyers Association from 2014-2016, where he promoted building strong, diverse communities at home and abroad.

Nexus is also an active member of AIPAC’s progressive outreach efforts (“AIPAC Connects”), which focus on recruiting and building professional communities where Jewish and non-Jewish stakeholders can work hand-in-hand in support of the U.S.- Israel relationship and AIPAC’s mission of bipartisanship.

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