TCH Annual Conference

Debo P. Adegbile

Debo P. Adegbile, a partner in WilmerHale’s Government and Regulatory Litigation Group and Chair of the firm’s Anti-Discrimination Practice, focuses his practice at the intersection of law, business and government policy. He has significant experience in commercial, government-facing and appellate litigation, and in strategic counseling in high-stakes cases, anti-discrimination matters and investigations, including in fair lending contexts. Debo also leads civil rights audits or workplace reviews and equity audits for corporate clients and advises top management and boards in the wake of high-profile allegations of specific misconduct, shareholder proposals or demands. Debo has argued significant civil rights cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and appellate courts. He also advises clients in connection with congressional inquiries and testimony and has himself testified before congressional committees on multiple occasions. In addition, he currently serves as a commissioner on the US Commission on Civil Rights, appointed by President Obama in 2016.