Kwame O. Akuffo

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Kwame is an associate of the firm and a member of the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Team. His practice focuses on all areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, with a focus on corporate restructuring, creditor rights, corporate law, and contracts. He works with companies throughout various industries including life sciences and transportation.

Prior to joining Porzio, Kwame clerked for the Honorable Jerrold N. Poslusny, Jr. of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, and in the Office of Legal Research at the Superior Court of Connecticut. Kwame also interned for the Honorable Christopher J. Panos of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Prior Relevant Experience
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Camden, NJ, Law Clerk, August 2018– February 2020
  • Superior Court of Connecticut, Bridgeport, CT, Law Clerk, August 2017- August 2018
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Worcester, MA, Judicial Extern, May 2016 - August 2016; January 2017 - April 2017
  • Western New England Small Business Clinic, Springfield, MA, Clinician August 2016 – December 2016
  • Hampden County Juvenile Court, Springfield, MA, Judicial Extern, August 2015 - December 2015
  • Hampden County Superior Court, Springfield, MA, Judicial Intern, June 2015 - August 2015


Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • Western New England University School of Law, J.D., 2017 
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2013