Uju Okasi

Uju Okasi


Wright & Talisman, P.C.

Recognized since 2021

Washington, District of Columbia

Practice Areas

Energy Law

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With a practice focused on electric energy regulation, Uju represents electric utilities before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Previously, as an attorney-advisor in FERC’s Office of the General Counsel, Uju prepared FERC orders analyzing and resolving issues within the PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. region, and prepared recommendations to FERC regarding energy policies. Uju also served as a Judicial Law Clerk in FERC’s Office of Administrative Law Judges (ALJ), researching and drafting administrative opinions and orders, while managing judicial proceedings for more than twenty concurrent cases before the ALJs.

Prior to joining Wright & Talisman, Uju was an associate in the energy practice of a national law firm, with a focus on energy policy and regulatory compliance. Earlier in her career, Uju served as a law clerk of an international law firm, where she gained experience in matters involving the Federal Power Act, regional transmission organization Open Access Transmission Tariffs, FERC orders and regulations, and federal case law.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 1200 G Street, NW, Suite 600
    Washington, DC 20005-3898

Education

  • Howard University , J.D., graduated 2014
  • Yale University, Religion, graduated 2011
  • Harvard University, B.A. in Anthropology, graduated 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, Maryland

Affiliations

  • Energy Bar Association - Member
  • Atlantic Council, Women Leaders in Energy Fellowship (2020-2021) - Fellow
  • Clean Energy Leadership Institute (2018) - Fellow
  • International Energy Law and Transactions Committee (2016) - Former Chair
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Energy, Clean Air & Natural Resources Committee - Member
  • Women’s Energy Network - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit

Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America 2023 for work in:

  • Energy Law

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Energy Law (2021)
  • National Black Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40 (2019-2020)

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