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Darah Okeke

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Part-time Clinical Assistant Professor
Industrial-Organizational Master's Program

Darah Okeke, Esq. is the Founder & President of EPIQ Consulting, a Black-owned enterprise that provides diversity, equity and inclusion advisory services for businesses, as well as employment negotiation and compensation navigation services for individuals. As a senior leader and corporate counsel with nearly 15 years of experience, Darah has practiced employment law with a special focus on DEI issues, such as equal employment opportunity, anti-discrimination/harassment and overall workplace justice. Darah’s experience includes leading prominent companies, such as Twitter and Uber, through the development and implementation of progressive policies and initiatives that drive workplace fairness and belonging. She has also advised her clients on compliance with global, federal, state and local employment laws and regulations. Darah is a graduate of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School (B.B.A.) and the University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., cum laude).

Selected Publications:

C. Laguerre-Brown, E. Babbitt, D. Okeke. Conducting Internal Investigations. National Association of College and University Attorneys. March 2011.

D. Okeke. Minority Nation: The Changing Face of Workplace Discrimination Claims in an Increasingly Diverse Society. Maryland State Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Newsletter, Volume XV, No. 3. Summer 2010.

K. Eriksson, D. Okeke. Plaintiffs Face Heightened Burden in Age Discrimination Cases. Miles & Stockbridge News Brief. August 2009.

K. Eriksson, D. Okeke. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. Miles & Stockbridge News Brief. February 2009.

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