Pamela Usukumah is an esteemed business professional with extensive experience in management, public policy, leadership, nonprofits, politics, and beyond.
Currently, Pamela Usukumah works with Covington & Burling LLP, providing strategic advice to global companies based primarily in Europe and the United States on a broad range of complex cross-border corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, private equity, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, venture capital and growth financings, and corporate governance.
Previously, Pamela Usukumah grew her career working as an Associate with Weil Gotshal and Manges in Boston, Massachusetts.
Under this role, Pamela Usukumah was responsible for representing clients in relation to domestic and cross-border transactions which include:
- Leveraged buyouts for private and public companies
- Financial sponsors
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Strategic investments
- General corporate matters
As an established member of the advising team at Weil Gotshal and Manges, Pamela Usukumah has completed work with the following:
- Ministry Brands, LLC
- The Kroger Company
- Providence Equity Partners LLC
- World Endurance Holdings, Inc.
- Connolly LLC
- Advent International Corporation
- Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
- Charlotte Russe, Inc.
- Telstra Corporation Limited (Australia)
- American Capital Limited
- Costa, Inc.
Pamela Usukumah has also been involved in a wide variety of civic and pro bono engagements throughout her professional career. Since 2013, she has stood as an Advisory Council Member with InnerCity Weightlifting (ICW). ICW is a nonprofit organization working to help youth in urban areas by reducing crime and promoting education and professional achievement. Pamela Usukumah acquired ICW for Weil, Gotshal & Manges as a pro bono client in 2014.
While completing her education, Pamela Usukumah also held numerous positions as a research assistant for prestigious universities and organizations including:
- Harvard University
Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations, New York
- Stony Brook University
In addition, Pamela Usukumah also spent time working as a Policy Intern Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz of the Massachusetts State Senate. Under this role, she conducted research of a variety of political themes and topics and was responsible for developing constituent letters, detailed summaries, and legislative bills.
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