Funmi E. Olorunnipa
Attorney Advisor, Staff
Funmi E. Olorunnipa is an Attorney Advisor with the Administrative Conference of the United States. Ms. Olorunnipa previously worked in the private sector as an associate with the law firm of Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP and formerly served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Marilyn Hall Patel in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. During her time as an associate with Manatt, Ms. Olorunnipa practiced complex civil litigation before both federal and state courts. In her practice, she worked on a variety of cases at the trial and appellate levels involving contractual issues, business torts, insurance defense, white collar crime, government investigations, intellectual property, employment and labor law and healthcare law. Ms. Olorunnipa graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall), where she served as Executive Editor of the Berkeley Business Law Journal and Symposium Editor of the Berkeley Journal of African American Law and Policy. Ms. Olorunnipa also holds a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Ms. Olorunnipa graduated with honors from the University of Florida, where she received a Bachelors in Political Science and a Bachelors in Public Relations and was inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame.
2007, J.D. , University of California, Berkeley School of Law
2007, M.P.A. , Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government
2003, B.A./B.S., University of Florida
June 2012, Panelist , Agency Use of Video Hearings , Administrative Judging in the 21st Century: the Hi-Tech Courtroom and “Googling” the Evidence, American Bar Association , American Bar Association