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Chimdi (Nwosu) Ginsburg Tuffs represents various employers and corporations in complex litigation.  Chimdi frequently represents clients in premises liability, personal injury, trucking liability, insurance coverage and product liability matters in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.  She draws on her vast courtroom experience as a former assistant district attorney, first as a felony prosecutor in Philadelphia, then as a felony Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence prosecutor in New York City, to defend corporate clients in state and federal civil litigation. She has tried many cases, both civil and criminal, to jury verdict and has experience in presenting before a grand jury. She prides herself on her aggressive yet pragmatic approach to litigation.

Chimdi received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University, Columbia College in both English Literature and Dance as a pre-law student. She received a Juris Doctor degree from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law where she served as an active member of the Student Bar Association and received the Albert M. Cohen award for outstanding service to the law school. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the US District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Chimdi has been recognized as a Rising Star in the Pennsylvania edition of Super Lawyers from 2019 through 2022.



Representative Experience

  • Successfully defended corporate client obtaining a defense verdict after a bench trial against a Plaintiff in a motor vehicle warranty claim in Pennsylvania.
  • Successfully obtained dismissal of a corporation after a motion to dismiss was granted in their favor against plaintiff’s personal injury claim in New Jersey using public records documents to confirm a lack of ownership and control by the corporation as falsely alleged by Plaintiff’s complaint.
  • Obtained voluntary dismissal of Plaintiff’s claims against a corporate defendant after discovery revealed Plaintiff’s claims were barred by the New Jersey Worker’s Compensation Act.


  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Star 2019 – 2022

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Section of Litigation – Judicial Internship Opportunity Program Co-Chair, Philadelphia
  • Barrister’s Association of Philadelphia
  • Temple Law Alumni Association
  • Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Large Firm Management Committee

Civic Activities

  • The Monkey and the Elephant, Board of Directors
  • The Wright Legacy, Speaker



Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • Columbia University, Columbia College
  • Temple University, Beasley School of Law

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