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Kuuku Minnah-Donkoh


(212) 453-0709
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New York
One Battery Park Plaza
28th Floor
New York, NY 10004


J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 2006

  • Judge Edward Hart Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
  • Leon Stern Award of the Criminal Courts Bar Association of Nassau County
  • National Trial Competition finalist
  • Trial Team Vice President

B.A., Political Science, New York University, 2002

Kuuku Minnah-Donkoh is a partner in the Labor and Employment Law practice group in the New York office.  Mr. Minnah-Donkoh focuses his practice on representing management in labor and employment matters.  He has defended employers in various types of labor and employment disputes, including matters involving harassment, retaliation, and discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, national origin and disability.  Mr. Minnah-Donkoh has experience representing employers in state and federal courts.

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Minnah-Donkoh served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel with the New York City Law Department, where he was assigned to the Labor and Employment Division, and the Torts Division prior to that.  As an Assistant Corporation Counsel, Mr. Minnah-Donkoh represented the City of New York and its mayoral agencies in all aspects of litigation, and successfully tried several cases to verdict in state and federal courts as lead trial counsel.  While with the Law Department, Mr. Minnah-Donkoh received the “Legal Rookie of the Year” Award and the New York City Bar Association Municipal Affairs Award.


New York
U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit  


New York State Bar Association
Metropolitan Black Bar Association