Adine Momoh is a partner and trial attorney in Stinson Leonard Street LLP's complex business and commercial litigation division, focusing her practice on the areas of securities litigation, banking litigation, probate and estates and trusts litigation, and creditors’ rights and bankruptcy. Adine’s clients include banks, credit unions, health care providers and insurance companies, medical gas providers, natural gas pipeline businesses, franchisees, non-for-profit entities and other businesses and individuals, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging entrepreneurs.
With respect to her bankruptcy practice specifically, Adine represents clients in matters involving cash collateral, DIP financing, 363 sales, plan confirmation, claim and administrative expense resolution and defense, fraudulent conveyance, preferential transfers and other avoidance actions.
Adine serves on the boards of various organizations, including The Saint Paul Foundation, Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers, Federal Bar Association's National Younger Lawyers Division, Federal Bar Association's Minnesota Chapter and International Women's Insolvency and Reorganization Confederation–Minnesota Network. She also serves as treasurer of the Hennepin County Bar Association and will elevate to president in 2018-19, the association's 100th anniversary year.
From 2013-2015, Adine received the North Star Lawyer designation from the Minnesota State Bar Association for her commitment to pro bono work. In 2013, she received Stinson Leonard Street's Pro Bono Services to the Indigent award, and that same year was also named a Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, one of 167 attorneys nationwide. In 2014, she was named one of two finalists for the American Bar Association's National Outstanding Young Lawyer Award and was honored with the Minnesota State Bar Association's first-ever Outstanding New Lawyer of the Year Award. In 2016, Adine was one of four recipients of the Service to the MWL Award, a distinction awarded by Minnesota Women Lawyers. And she was selected by the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges as a Blackshear Presidential Fellow for 2016. Blackshear Fellows are early career attorneys of color recognized for their legal excellence in bankruptcy law, high ethical and professional conduct, and commitment to educational development and the profession. The fellowship is named after the Honorable Cornelius Blackshear, an esteemed bankruptcy judge now retired from the Southern District of New York.
Adine earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law and clerked for the Honorable Jeanne J. Graham (ret.) of the U.S. District Court of Minnesota.
In her spare time, Adine loves either creating art (she oil paints portraits) or viewing it on display at art museums and local art shows. She also enjoys music, going to concerts and trying new taprooms.
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