Oderah C. Nwaeze is a first-chair trial attorney and partner in the Delaware and Philadelphia offices of Faegre Drinker, where helps clients resolve complex corporate and commercial disputes. Oderah’s practice includes matters involving shareholder rights; actions arising under Delaware General Corporation Law and Delaware common law; lawsuits stemming from mergers, acquisitions and other corporate transactions; and breach-of-contract matters. Given the influence of Delaware law on other states, Oderah handles similar matters in jurisdictions across the firm’s footprint. He also counsels financial institutions in consumer-related litigation, having developed an understanding of the legal and business sensitivities of banking clients through a secondment with TD Bank.
Oderah’s work has been recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” and “40 Under 40” awards, as well as Super Lawyers, who has listed him as a Rising Star for Delaware business litigation every year since 2020. Oderah also has received several awards from the Philadelphia Tribune, including its “10 Under 40 to Watch,” Philadelphia “Leaders,” and “2021 Most Influential African Americans.” In 2021, Best Lawyers gave Oderah the “Ones to Watch” recognition.