Kwabena Akowuah


Practice Areas

Local Counsel
Workers' Compensation


  • University of Virginia, J.D., 2011
  • Dartmouth College, A.B., 2002


  • Virginia

 Contact Information

8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Suite 600
Fairfax, Virginia 22031-4500

P: (571) 765-6190
F: 804-775-7229


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Kwabena is an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group and is based in our Fairfax, Virginia office. His practice is concentrated on representing Virginia employers of all sizes in workers’ compensation cases before the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission. Kwabena regularly advises clients with regard to employer rights and liabilities.

He earned his J.D. at the University of Virginia School of Law where he was a member of the Raven Society and served on the senior editorial board of the Sports and Entertainment Law Journal. Kwabena gained practical experience in the Family Resource Clinic, representing clients in hearings before the Virginia Employment Commission and the Department of Medical Assistance Services. He also received advanced training through Virginia CLE’s National Trial Advocacy College.

Prior to joining McCandlish Holton, Kwabena had the honor of interning with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, the Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Branch, and the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.


  • Raven Society, Member

Professional and Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • Richmond Bar Association