A senior associate at Covington & Burling LLP, Ms. Okunseinde is part of the leadership of the firm’s Africa Initiative. Leveraging both her experience with comparative, foreign, and international law and also her deep understanding of various countries on the continent, Ms. Okunseinde provides strategic advice to companies on the various legal and sociopolitical factors that are relevant to entering into or operating in the African market. To date, she has assisted clients from a range of industries in conducting market analysis, performing risk assessments, shaping business development plans, and undertaking stakeholder mapping and engagement. The geographic reach of this work has spanned across the continent, and includes Angola, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Libya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Mozambique.
Ms. Okunseinde also is a senior associate in the White Collar Defense & Investigations practice group. Her practice focuses on the range of compliance issues arising under anti-corruption laws, international trade controls, and related federal laws and regulations. In addition to assisting companies in conducting internal investigations and representing companies in enforcement actions by the BIS, DOJ, FTC, OFAC, and other U.S. federal government agencies, she advises clients on addressing commercial, legal, and other considerations relevant to proposed transactions, entering into third-party relationships, developing and strengthening internal compliance programs and controls, and other business activities.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Mipe Okunseinde