John Edozie


John Edozie is a leading international attorney, advisor, and subject matter expert. He is a member of the law firm of Madu, Edozie & Madu, PC, a New York Law firm with over thirty years of experience in International Law, Commercial Litigation, Arbitration, Intellectual Property, and Corporate Law. His expertise spans US multi-nationals, Fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceutical, IT, oil and gas as well as advisory services to local, state and federal governments both in the US and countries in Africa.

As the International Advisor, he works closely with ministries of justice, law enforcement personnel, government and non-governmental organizations, and other stakeholders to combat transnational crimes. He also fosters relationships and increases interest in the organization's work through targeted stakeholder engagements and presentations and attracts potential donors to promote effective international legal frameworks that strengthen criminal justice responses to transnational crimes.

John Edozie

Nick Name: John Edozie


Phone: (914) 265 1404

Practice Areas: International Law, Commercial Litigation and Corporate Law

Address: 1345 Avenue of the Americas, 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10105

  • 1991


  • 19

    Winning Awards

  • 229

    Happy Clients

  • 19

    Running Cases

My Skills

Practice Areas

Mr. Edozie has served as legal counsel for various clients in Nigeria regarding their business interests in the United States as well as US multinationals with commercial interests in Nigeria, Kenya, and other African countries.


Countries Worked

Mr. Edozie works with US multinationals with commercial interests in Nigeria, Kenya, and other African countries.

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    United States
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    South Africa


30 Years Experience

In addition to his duties as a partner at Madu, Edozie and Madu, P.C., Mr. Edozie also serves as the International Advisor to the Conference of Western Attorneys General-Africa Alliance Partnership (CWAG-AAP), which provides training for Prosecutors, Judges, and Investigators in the areas of transnational crime in various African countries. These crimes include but are not limited to: Wildlife Trafficking, Human Trafficking, Money Laundering, Counterfeit Drugs, Terrorism, and Corruption.


Madu, Edozie & Madu, P.C.

Partner & Founder

Feb, 1991 - Present

Mr. Edozie is a founding member of the law firm of Madu, Edozie & Madu, PC a New York Law firm.


Herzfeld & Rubin

Defense Associate

March, 1990 - Feb, 1991 (1 year, 3 Month)

Mr. Edozie served as a product liability defense associate at Herzfeld & Rubin in New York City where he worked primarily with the New York City Housing Authority and car manufacturers including General Motors, Chrysler, Ford, and Volkswagen in product liability defense work.


Educational Background

John Edozie is an alumni of several institutions some of which are listed below, He also belongs to several Associations.


Boston University

LLM, (Master of Laws)

Boston University (1987). Boston University is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts. The university is nonsectarian, but has been historically affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The university has more than 3,900 faculty members and nearly 33,000 students, and is one of Boston's largest employers.


Nigerian Law School

LLB, (Bachelor of Laws)

Licensed Attorney (Barrister & Solicitor) in Nigeria (1986): The Nigerian Law School is an educational institution set up by the Government of Nigeria in 1962 to provide a Nigerian legal education to foreign-trained lawyers, and to provide practical training for aspiring Legal Practitioners in Nigeria.


University of Nigeria

LLB, (Bachelor of Laws)

University of Nigeria (1984): The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.

Licensed Member


Licensed Member of New York Bar since 1991


Nigerian Bar Association, 1986



Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)



The list below is a representative list of some major transactions


Chevron Corp.

Retained by Chevron Corp as defense counsel in Larry Bowoto, et, al v. Chevron Texaco Corp, et, al


Ibadan Records

Continuing representation of client in the formation and development of production


Waris Dirie

Continuing representation of International model and spokesperson against female genital mutilation


Schlumberger Ltd

Retained by Schlumberger Ltd. to provide legal services in connection with a divestiture of one of its assets


GE Capital Aviation Services

Represented GE Capital Aviation Services in connection with the management of its aircraft in Nigeria



Retained by Pfizer Inc to work with its defense counsel, Kaye Scholar on a medical malpractice, and negligence case


Barrington Management

Continuing representation of International management agency


Harlem Opera

Continuing representation of not-for-profit society in all aspects of its operatic activities

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