Nwamaka Ejebe is an associate in Debevoise & Plimpton LLP's Litigation Department and focuses on international arbitration, complex commercial litigation, and public international law. Ms. Ejebe first joined Debevoise in 2011. From 2015 to 2016, she clerked for the Hon. Gregory H. Woods of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Ms. Ejebe received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 2010, where she was a Submissions Editor for the Yale Journal of International Law, a member of the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, and an award-winning oralist for the International Criminal Court Moot Court team. From 2010 to 2011, Ms. Ejebe clerked for Justice Edwin Cameron of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. Ms. Ejebe subsequently interned for the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Ms. Ejebe received her A.B., magna cum laude, from Washington University in St. Louis in 2006. She was on the Program Committee for the American Society of International Law's 2015 Annual Meeting, and served as a Secretary to the International Bar Association's Presidential Task Force on Climate Change Justice & Human Rights from 2013 to 2014.