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Awo Ansu

Awo Ansu

Attorney at Law

Brookeville
Maryland
Licensed in
DC, NY
New York University School of Law
5.0 5
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About
Awo graduated from NYU law school and has a B.A in Political Science from Barnard College/Columbia University. Her practice areas include labor and employment, litigation, and education 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
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28
Years
experience

Representative Clients

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Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"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."

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"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."

Severance Agreement
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

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.

Nov 2018 - Present

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