Nnedinma Ifudu Nweke
Nnedinma is a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
She counsels clients with U.S. and international trade controls and regulatory compliance issues affecting international trade and business, including U.S. export control laws, economic sanctions and trade embargoes, anti-boycott laws and regulations, anti-corruption laws including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and anti-money laundering laws. She maintains an active pro bono practice.
In December 2020, she joined the board of the Center for Democracy in the Americas, a D.C.-based non-profit, non-partisan organisation promoting U.S. policy toward the Americas based on engagement and mutual respect. She also helped relaunch Akin Gump’s cross-practice Africa initiative, which comprises attorneys working on matters involving the region and who are interested in or view the continent as the next frontier for expanding legal work.
She has a law degree from Harvard Law School, and is qualified to practice law in D.C. and Maryland.