Ogonna M. Brown

Contact Info:
OBrown@nevadafirm.com
702.791.0308
Practice Groups:
Commercial Litigation
Bankruptcy
News About Ogonna:
Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award from Legal Aid, 2015
Distinguished Service Alumni recipient in 2016 from UNLV Boyd School of Law
Martindale Hubbell AV Rating
Super Lawyers Top 50 Women (2014-2015)
Nevada Business Magazine Legal Elite (2013-2015)
Community Development Advisory Committee (2015-2016)
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Ogonna Brown is a shareholder with the firm focusing her practice on bankruptcy reorganization, creditor/debtor litigation, secured party representation, and commercial litigation.

Education
B. A., University of Nevada Las Vegas, 1998
J.D., William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2001

Bar and Court Admissions
State of Nevada, 2001
State courts of Nevada
U.S. District Court of the District of Nevada
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Memberships and Affiliations
State Bar of Nevada
American Bankruptcy Institute
Nevada Trial Lawyers Association
Clark County Bar Association

Experience
Ogonna Brown focuses her practice on bankruptcy reorganization, creditor/debtor litigation, secured party representation, and commercial litigation. She was a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2001-2002. Ms. Brown was a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals from 2014 through 2016. During this time she served as Lawyer Representative Co-Chair of the Nevada Delegation and member of the Lawyer Representative Coordinating Committee, District Conference Planning Committee and the Attorney Admission Fund Advisory Group Committee. While serving as a Lawyer Representative, Ms. Brown assisted the Bankruptcy Judges with presentations for the Bankruptcy Breakout Sessions at the Judicial District Conferences and attended and participated with program for the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conferences.

Education
Ms. Brown is a 2001 graduate of the William S. Boyd School of Law at University of Nevada Las Vegas, and a 1998 graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She speaks fluent English, German, and Bulgarian.

Bar and Court Admissions
 Ms. Brown was admitted to practice in Nevada in 2001.  She is licensed before all state courts of the State of Nevada, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, and the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Community Involvement – Memberships and Affiliations
Ms. Brown is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Clark County Bar Association, and the Nevada Trial Lawyers Association. Ms. Brown is also a Council Member of the Pro Bono Advisory Council for the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Inc. Ms. Brown is currently serving as an Adjunct Professor at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada Las Vegas for the externship program during the 2017 Spring semester. Ms. Brown has served as a member of the Member of the Clark County Board of Equalization since the fall of 2015, and has served as a member of the Community Development Advisory Committee since 2015.

Recognitions
Ms. Brown was named as Legal Aid’s 2015 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year. In 2016, Ms. Brown received the Distinguished Service Alumni  award from the UNLV Boyd School of Law. Ms. Brown has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine in the Mountain States (Nevada, Utah, Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming) for 2009-2013 and for 2014 and 2015 was named one of the Top 50 Women in the Mountain States; recognized in Nevada Business Magazine’s Legal Elite edition (2013-2015).