Joseph Onwu

Legal Analyst, NYS Office of the Attorney General
Bronx, NY

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Joseph U. Onwu, Legal Analyst at the office of New York State Attorney General, where he assists Assistant Attorneys General in the confidential investigation, litigation, and settlement of cases under the New York State False Claims Act initiated by the office or brought to the office by qui tam relators (whistleblowers), earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science (including History, English, and Philosophy minors) from John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) where he was elected Student Government President and Freshman Representative and graduated with honors for outstanding academic achievement. Joseph is passionate about social justice. A proud native of Nigeria, Joseph grew up in the Bronx, NY, where he is an appointed member of Community Board 10 and serves on the Economic Development and Youth Services & Education Committees. He is a product of New York City’s public school system, having graduated from M.S. 180 Dr. Daniel Hale Williams and John F. Kennedy High School, and resides in the Bronx with his wife and two daughters.

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