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Chief Counsel

Osasu Dorsey, PHMSA Chief Counsel

Osasu Dorsey

Osasu Dorsey serves as the Chief Counsel for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). She most recently served as a senior advisor and the first White House Leadership Development Program fellow in the Office of the National Cyber Director, Executive Office of the President. Prior to that, Osasu served as an Associate Deputy General Counsel in the Department of the Army, Office of the General Counsel, where she successfully led essential Army programs and handled a wide range of complex legal and policy issues. She has also served in attorney roles at the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics, National Nuclear Security Administration in the Department of Energy, and Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board. She has a B.A. in English and Philosophy from the University of Mary Washington, an M.A. in Magazine, Newspaper, and Online Journalism from Syracuse University, and a J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law. She was a visiting fellow at Howard University School of Law during her final year of law school.

Osasu was born in Nigeria and grew up in McLean, Virginia. She enjoys traveling, creative writing, cooking, and spending quality time with her family.

Last updated: Tuesday, October 11, 2022