Damilola G. Arowolaju


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Damilola Arowolaju

Damilola G. Arowolaju is a litigation associate in O’Melveny’s Washington, DC office. He focuses his practice on the intersection of economics and technology.

Prior to joining O’Melveny, Damilola was an O’Melveny Fellow in MacArthur Justice Center’s Supreme Court and Appellate Program, where he co-authored and authored nearly a dozen briefs in state and federal courts of appeals and the Supreme Court—defending his client’s constitutional and civil rights. Damilola also worked as Policy Fellow in the Office of House Majority Whip James Clyburn, and as a Legislative Analyst for DC Council’s Committee on Business and Economic Development, where he drafted legislation, prepared committee reports, liaised with agency heads, and staffed the chair in his committee and personal offices.


Bar Admissions

  • Washington, DC

Court Admissions

  • US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., with Honors: Staff Editor, Public Contract Law Journal
  • Northwestern University, B.S., Education and Social Policy

Professional Activities


  • O’Melveny Supreme Court & Appellate Fellow, MacArthur Justice Center
  • Policy Fellow, US House Of Representatives

Legislative Analyst

  • Committee on Business & Economic Development, Council of the District of Columbia

Judicial Intern

  • US District Court for the District of Columbia


  • "Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs): Overview," Thomson Reuters Practical Law (November 29, 2022)
  • “Democracy in our New World: Utilizing Blockchain Technology to Digitize Government Functions,” Georgetown’s Institute of International Economic Law’s DC Fintech Week