Uju is an associate attorney in the Energy practice at Michael Best & Friedrich. With a background in a variety of energy law matters, she counsels energy industry stakeholders on energy policy, infrastructure, and regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining Michael Best, Uju was an attorney-advisor in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). In OGC, Uju advised the Commission and drafted Commission orders on issues involving the bulk power system and wholesale energy markets. She also served as a judicial law clerk in FERC’s Office of Administrative Law Judges and Dispute Resolution (OALJDR), where she managed judicial proceedings before administrative law judges, and researched and drafted Administrative Orders.
Uju has previous experience working in international law firms, researching and analyzing both international and domestic energy law matters. She has a passion for unique energy issues that spur economic growth by providing communities with: 1) energy sources that are clean, efficient, and cost-effective, and 2) energy infrastructure that enhances community spaces. Uju holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, and attended Yale University for graduate school. She received her law degree from Howard University School of Law.