Attorney at Law
Awo leverages her years of experience overseeing nation-wide investigations at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to guide clients through complex employment law matters. She also has extensive expertise in education law, providing legal representation to colleges and universities on a range of legal issues. Through her work on a non-profit board, Awo has developed expertise in K-12 special education law. Awo lives in the Washington DC area… read more but represents clients throughout the country.
- Benefits & Compensation
- Contractor Agreement
- Contractor Termination
- Employee Handbook
- Employee Termination
- Employee Termination Consults
- Employment Agreement
- Employment Dispute Consults
- Employment Policies & Procedures
- Non-Compete Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Employment)
- Severance Agreement
- Workplace Harassment & Discrimination Claims
- Other Labor & Employment Matter
- Case Law Research
- Other Legal Research & Writing Matter
- Breach of Contract
- Cease & Desist Letter
- Demand Letter
- Settlement Agreement
"Awo drafted a position statement in a messy employment discrimination claim. She investigated the matter and got the facts needed to present our defense in the best light. She did a great job and we will use her again."
"Awo helped us to negotiate and draft a complex severance agreement for a senior level executive. She was very thorough and took the time to understand the terms we needed to protect our business. We will definitely use her again."
University of Maryland University College
Associate General Counsel
Nov 2018 - Present
Lead Attorney on employment and human resources issues. Conduct investigations, write policy, represent client during litigation in court and before agencies such as the EEOC. Respond to disability-related complaints and requests. Advise university officials on student misconduct investigations, financial aid and student accounts issues, and students in crisis.