Andowah A. Newton

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New York


  • Cornell University (JD)
  • La Sorbonne-Universite de Paris (LD)
  • Georgetown University (BS, Accounting)
  • Universite de Lyon (DEUF)

Bar Admissions

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - New York
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court


  • French
  • Spanish

Before joining Mintz Levin, Andowah worked as an associate at a top law firm in New York, where she gained experience in the areas of trademark, copyright, international litigation and arbitration, breach of contract disputes, accountants' liability, and securities law. Prior to that, Andowah clerked for the Honorable First Vice President Judge Akua Kuenyehia of the International Criminal Court in the Hague.

Her note, which has been cited in the Harvard Journal on Legislation and in the leading casebook on immigration law, was published in the Cornell International Law Journal, for which Andowah served as a note editor.

Before law school, Andowah was a senior audit associate at a Big Four accounting firm in its technology, information, communications, entertainment, and media group, and an internal control analyst at a Fortune 500 company in the luxury cosmetics industry.

During law school, she was a member of the Cornell Moot Court Board. Andowah is a licensed CPA in New York.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Robert H. Jackson Award, Washington Foreign Law Society
  • Empire State Counsel Honoree, New York State Bar Association

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Federal Bar Council
  • Chair, International Tribunals Subcommittee, NYC Bar Association African Affairs Committee
  • Mentor, Debate Judge & Coach, Legal Outreach
  • Mentor, Practicing Attorneys for Law Students
  • Mentor, Inroads Alumni Association