Temidayo Aganga-Williams Named Among Notable LGBTQIA+ Leaders by Crain’s New York Business

June 24, 2024

Temidayo Aganga-Williams Named Among Notable LGBTQIA+ Leaders by Crain’s New York Business

Selendy Gay partner Temidayo Aganga-Williams was named to Crain’s New York Business's list of "Notable LGBTQIA+ Leaders" for 2024. This highly competitive list recognizes LGBTQIA+ New Yorkers for their professional achievements and commitment to advancing equality in the workplace and their communities.  

Temidayo was recognized for his work in the firm’s Corporate Defense and Investigations practice, as well as his strong government credentials. As defense counsel, he helps Fortune 500 companies fend off criminal and regulatory actions that threaten the viability of their businesses or business lines, and he counsels boards and special committees on governance and compliance matters. He also investigates white collar cases and leads congressional, governmental, corporate, board and audit committee investigations.

Crain’s also highlighted Temidayo’s active public interest practice, where he has a strong focus on pro-democracy efforts. He has authored numerous amicus briefs, including a brief before the U.S. Supreme Court in Trump v. United States, which argued against immunity from criminal prosecution for former President Donald Trump. He has spoken on these topics at numerous institutions, including Columbia University, Furman University, and the National Press Club, the world's leading professional organization for journalists.

Temidayo is also a frequent on-air contributor to CNN and MSNBC on legal developments concerning matters of national importance, including investigations into former President Trump and notable cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. He was also named one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America by Lawdragon and was recognized as a Rising Star by the New York Law Journal, which awards the region’s most promising and accomplished lawyers who are 40 years or younger.

Prior to joining Selendy Gay, Temidayo served as Senior Investigative Counsel for the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol.