Olisa Onyiuke


Olisa Onyiuke advises clients on matters related to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Olisa worked as a Venable summer associate, conducting regulatory legal research and drafting memoranda on food and drug advertising and labeling law. Prior to Venable, she was awarded a George Barrett Social Justice Summer Fellowship to serve as a legal intern in the Nashville Public Defender’s Office, where she led client interviews and drafted motions in felony criminal court. During law school, Olisa served as a student attorney for the Vanderbilt Housing Law Clinic, representing low-income tenants and modifying housing policies during the COVID-19 eviction moratorium.

Related Practices




  • J.D. Vanderbilt University Law School 2021
    • Summer associate, Venable LLP, 2020
    • Chancellor’s Law Scholar
    • Dean’s List, spring 2021
    • Legal intern and George Barrett Social Justice Summer Fellow, Nashville Public Defenders, 2019
    • Member, Phi Delta Phi
    • Member, Black Law Students Association
  • B.A. Sociology Georgetown University 2015
    • Minor: Government

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia