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Nexus Sea

Partner
O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Nexus Sea is a versatile litigator and trial lawyer, with significant experience representing Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, and pharmaceutical firms in a variety of disputes in state and federal courts. Nexus has defended class actions and mass torts on behalf of various pharmaceutical firms, and most recently defended a high profile state attorney general consumer protection action against a leading medical device manufacturer. A veteran of product-liability and mass-tort litigation, Nexus played a key role in defending a Fortune 500 bank and premises owner in more than 340 toxic tort personal injury suits arising from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Bringing his experience defending against asbestos related claims to bear, Nexus served as a member of the lead national team that defended an international consumer products company against numerous state court consumer product cases involving talcum powder. Nexus also has experience defending branded prescription drugs, having successfully defeated failure-to-warn, product defect, and wrongful death claims involving such products.

Nexus’s deep experience has also allowed him to look to the future of his practice, pioneering work on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on product-liability law. Throughout his career, Nexus has conducted internal investigations for financial institutions and companies, including in response to state attorney general actions. He played a prominent role on the court-appointed counsel team to the Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, and he represented various foreign claimants in connection with allegations of corruption and money laundering in the largest civil forfeiture action brought under the Department of Justice’s Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative.

Nexus is a founding member of “1844,” an association of African American male attorneys that focuses on promoting collaboration, business development, and mentorship among attorneys of color in Big Law. He was President of the Nigerian Lawyers Association from 2014 to 2016, where he worked to build strong, diverse communities in the U.S. and abroad. And as a member of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association, Nexus mentors college and law students interested in private practice.

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