Mipe Okunseinde, Senior Counsel Uber
Mipe Okunseinde, Senior Counsel supporting the Uber Sub-Saharan Africa region. Based in Lagos, Okunseinde brings extensive knowledge and experience that will make a significant difference in overcoming challenges in order to take advantage of the many opportunities for successes.
Okunseinde, a cum laude law graduate of Harvard, leaves the Washington D.C based firm of Covington & Burling where she was part of the leadership of the Africa Initiative, which was tasked with advising clients on the numerous legal and socio-political factors applicable to doing business across Africa. She also worked as a senior associate in the White Collar Defense & Investigations practice group concentrating on anti-corruption laws, international trade controls, and related federal laws and regulations.
During her junior and senior years at Harvard, Okunseinde held the position of an editor of The Harvard Crimson. In 2008, she received her Master’s in European Law from the University of Cambridge and in 2009, she received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Harvard Law School.