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The Network Journal Honors Natasha Songonuga With “40 Under Forty” Achievement Award


June 19, 2015

Natasha Songonuga, a Director in the Financial Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights Department of Gibbons P.C., has been named among The Network Journal’s “40 Under Forty” for 2015. She was profiled in the June edition of the publication, and received the award at the organization’s Annual “40 Under Forty” Achievement Awards Dinner on June 18, 2015, in New York City.

The Network Journal (TNJ) introduced its “40 Under Forty” Awards in 1997 to recognize the next generation of African-American leaders who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements along with an ongoing commitment to giving back to the community.

“This is a well-deserved recognition of Natasha’s commitment to the firm, her clients, and the community,” stated Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Chairman and Managing Director of Gibbons. “She joins fellow Gibbons attorneys, Uzoamaka Okoye and Robert Johnson, who previously have received this award.”

At Gibbons, Ms. Songonuga concentrates her practice in business reorganization and restructuring matters, working across the full spectrum of chapter 11 cases, as well as counseling creditors in assignments for the benefit of creditors state court insolvency proceedings. She also handles a wide range of other matters, including managing the claims objection and reconciliation process for thousands of claims; drafting, negotiating, and objecting to plans of reorganization and liquidation; section 363 sales; stay relief motions; and handling related litigation. In addition to her bankruptcy practice, Ms. Songonuga handles matters locally for the firm’s Products Liability clients involved in asbestos litigation and has represented landlords in FDIC receiverships of banks arising from the recent subprime debacle.

About The Network Journal
Founded in 1993, The Network Journal (TNJ) is the premier monthly magazine for Black professionals, corporate executives, and small business owners in the New York tri-state area. Engaging more than 88,000 readers, TNJ is dedicated to connecting, empowering, and inspiring this market segment by providing news and commentaries on issues that affect the growth of businesses and the advancement of professionals in the workplace. Along with featuring successful entrepreneurs and professionals who offer insights on business- and career-building strategies, TNJ highlights trends in key industries, providing information on valuable resources in the corporate, government, and not-for-profit sectors. Each issue of TNJ includes articles on finance and economy, career, management, healthcare, church business, science, and technology; reviews of the hottest automobiles in the industry; and features about executives on the move.