Title: Principal Attorney
Company: Law Offices of Gabriel C. Mbanefo
Location: New York, New York, United States
Gabriel Mbanefo, Principal Attorney at Law Offices of Gabriel C. Mbanefo, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in commercial litigation.
Mr. Mbanefo obtained a Bachelor of Laws in 2003 and a Master of Laws in international commercial law in 2005 from The University of Nottingham in England. He was subsequently admitted to the New York State Bar Association in 2011 and as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales in 2013.
Beginning his career in the legal profession as a legal intern with the World Intellectual Property Organization, United Nations, in 2007, Mr. Mbanefo excelled as a corporate and international tax advisor for Grant Thornton UK LLP from 2007 to 2009, an associate in the Law Offices of K.C. Okoli P.C. in New York from 2010 to 2011, the director of Brand First Ltd in England from 2012 to 2015 and a legal consultant for Obelisk Legal Support Solutions Ltd. in London from 2013 to 2018.
Beginning in 2014, Mr. Mbanefo opened the Law Offices of Gabriel C. Mbanefo in New York, with his practice primarily geared toward serving the needs of American and foreign entrepreneurs either looking to start a business in the United States or expand overseas. He has been listed among the Top 100 Attorneys by The Top 100 Magazine and Top 40 Under 40 by The Top 100 National Black Lawyers. His professional memberships include the Law Society of England and Wales, the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.
Mr. Mbanefo became involved in his profession because he came from a family of lawyers, as his great grandfather, grandfather, and both his parents are lawyers. He maintains that his career highlight has been helping clients and helping to turn things around for them. In coming years, Mr. Mbanefo is looking forward to expanding his business to the United Kingdom. He also wants to be a strong go-to resource in terms to New York State corporate law.
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