Morenike Oyebade


Morenike Oyebade advises clients on commercial litigation matters and provides organizations with business-oriented legal research. With a background in health data analysis and an understanding of nuanced healthcare issues, Morenike helps clients navigate complex legal issues and craft smart solutions with the broader implications of litigation top of mind. During law school, as a research assistant for George Washington University law faculty, she compiled articles, edited drafts, developed materials, and wrote memoranda, delving into complex topics, including Section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934, state data privacy regulations, and healthcare.

Before joining Venable, Morenike served as the first judicial extern for the Honorable Ana C. Reyes, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, where she gained invaluable insights into the judicial process. In law school, she honed her writing skills as the senior board editor on The George Washington Law Review.

Morenike is deeply committed to legal advocacy and passionate about addressing racial disparities in health. At GW Law, she served as a student attorney in the Civil and Human Rights Law Clinic, simultaneously advancing the legislative and policy agenda of the clinic's clients and co-developing guiding principles regarding businesses' interactions with human rights and internet freedoms.


Government Experience

  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Ana C. Reyes, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • Health Advocacy Specialist, Office of Maryland Attorney General
  • Intern, Office of the Director, Washington, D.C. Department of Health




  • J.D. National Security and Cybersecurity Law The George Washington University Law School 2023
    • Pamela Bresnahan American Counsel Association Scholarship Recipient
    • Senior projects editor, The George Washington Law Review, Vol. 91
    • Student advocate, Civil and Human Rights Law Clinic
  • M.P.H. Health Policy, Law & Ethics University of Virginia School of Medicine 2019
    • Forbes 30 Under 30 Scholar, 2018
  • B.A. Interdisciplinary Global Development Studies: Global Public Health University of Virginia 2018
    • Minor: Global Culture and Commerce

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Health Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
  • Member, GW Law Association of Black Alumni


Personal Activities

  • Former member, Strategic Planning Team, UVA COVID-19 Testing Initiative