Director, Senior Counsel, General Mills
Ugo Ukabam currently serves as director/senior counsel for labor and employment law for General Mills. Prior to joining General Mills, Ugo was a partner at Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett, and the first racial minority female to achieve that status in the firm’s history at the time. Ugo has also served as an adjunct professor of law at William Mitchell College of Law
Before relocating to the United States, Ugo worked for Mobil Producing Nigeria (now ExxonMobil), and Diamond Bank, in Lagos, Nigeria.
Ugo is active in the Hennepin Bar Association in various leadership roles. She is the recipient of numerous awards for her contributions to the profession. Ugo serves as a mentor to other lawyers, law students and aspiring law students. She is also very active in the Nigerian community and currently serves on the board of the Igbo Women League of Minnesota.
Mitchell Hamline Trustee
Trustee since 2018.
EducationLL.B., University of Nigeria
LL.M., Harvard Law School
J.D., William Mitchell College of Law