ORAU promotes Eboni James to associate general counsel
OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—Eboni James, formerly a contracts administrator at ORAU, has been promoted to associate general counsel.
In her new role, James will assist Vice President and General Counsel Rachel Lokitz in planning and directing ORAU’s legal affairs. She will support the general counsel on matters such as corporate policies and procedures, insurance, contracts, litigation and employment issues. James will also support ORAU’s programs and internal business clients on legal rights, contractual obligations, compliance and risk.
“We are excited for Eboni to take on this new role at ORAU. Her proficiency in teamwork, legal expertise and business management has made Eboni a critical asset for our organization. We all congratulate her and look forward to seeing her excel in this new position,” said ORAU President and CEO Andy Page.
Before this, James served as a contracts administrator at ORAU where she performed tasks related to contract negotiation, analysis and administration.
She received her B.A. in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and continued on to the University of Tennessee’s College of Law, earning her Juris Doctor degree.
James has been a member of the Knoxville Bar Association for more than three years on the Diversity in the Profession Committee, and served as a member of CASA of East Tennessee for three years. She is also an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a private, not-for-profit organization that focuses on providing assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world.
ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).