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Natasha Songonuga Named Among Profiles In Diversity Journal’s “Women Worth Watching”

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August 25, 2015

Natasha Songonuga, a Director in the Financial Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights Department at Gibbons P.C., has been named one of Profiles in Diversity Journal’s “Women Worth Watching” for 2015. Ms. Songonuga was chosen for “Women Worth Watching” on the basis of her sophisticated bankruptcy and restructuring practice at Gibbons and her critical role in the firm’s robust Delaware practice. She joins four fellow Gibbons attorneys – Christine Amalfe, Kim Catullo, Karen Giannelli, and Uzoamaka Okoye – who have been featured in the annual “Women Worth Watching” issue over the past five years.

Profiles In Diversity Journal is a bimonthly magazine focusing on diversity and inclusion in business, government, nonprofits, higher education, and the military. The annual “Women Worth Watching” feature, now in its 14th year, showcases women executives from corporations, government agencies, and nonprofits from across North America and Europe, showcasing their commitment, achievements, and influence. Ms. Songonuga will be profiled in the magazine’s September/October 2015 issue.

James R. Rector, founder, CEO, and publisher of Profiles in Diversity Journal said, “Each year, we are extremely encouraged by the number of organizations in every sector that support the career advancement of the women in their workplaces. We have also been proud to provide an award with such meaningful impact on the movement for gender equity in workforce leadership.”

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. Her practice includes the representation of debtors, official committee of unsecured creditors, bidders at bankruptcy sales, secured and unsecured creditors, and chapter 11 and chapter 7 trustees appointed under the Bankruptcy Code. She is listed in the Chambers USA Guide for Leading Lawyers in Business and was one of only 20 attorneys featured in the 2013 edition of Delaware Super Lawyers Rising Stars. She was recently named to The Network Journal’s “40 Under Forty” list for 2015. Ms. Songonuga’s full “Women Worth Watching” profile can be viewed here.

About “Women Worth Watching”
By publishing the “Women Worth Watching” issue annually, Profiles in Diversity Journal emphasizes that embracing gender diversity in leadership positions is not just the “right thing to do,” but also a strategic business imperative for all organizations. Studies indicate that better leadership and performance result from having women in leadership positions. Executive women leaders are trailblazers and role models for their organizations, and the women featured each year are an inspiration to other women and the next generation of leaders. Women leaders bring a deep sense of passion and empathy to any organization. For more information, please see http://diversityjournal.com/home.