Vanessa N.



The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2016)
Baylor University (B.A., 2012; cum laude)


District of Columbia

Vanessa Onguti became an Associate Attorney with Brownell Landrigan in 2018.

While in law school, Ms. Onguti worked as a legal intern at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a research assistant to Professor Susan Jones of the Small Business Community and Economic Development Clinic, a legal fellow at Palestine Works, and a legal intern turned consultant at the World Bank Group. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Onguti worked as a legal and research consultant at the Whitaker Group as well as the U.S. – Africa Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Onguti also worked as an Attorney Advisor Fellow in the Office of General Counsel at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs.

Hailing from the great* state of Texas, Ms. Onguti completed her undergraduate studies at Baylor University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in International Studies in 2012. She received her Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School in 2016.

She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.

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*Disclaimer: The opinion as to the greatness of the State of Texas expressed in this bio is that of Ms. Onguti and does not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Brownell Landrigan. In particular, Mr. Landrigan, whose Buffalo Bills were repeatedly beaten by the arrogant Dallas Cowboys in the 1990s, notes his reservation.