Abimbola Salu received her first degree in law, L.LB., and a postgraduate degree in law, L.LM., from the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. She graduated with distinction from the Nigerian Law School in 1982. Abi", as she is popularly known, started her career with the Legal Aid Council and the firm of Jamabo & Jamabo in Rivers State of Nigeria. Her specialty was Criminal Defense. She subsequently joined the blue chip firm of Akin Lawrence & Co, Lagos, Nigeria, where her practice areas covered Banking and Finance, Oil and Gas Law, Commercial Law and Intellectual Property Law. In 1985, she was appointed the group legal adviser to Concord Group of Companies, then the largest newspaper in Africa, where her practice areas covered Libel and Defamation Law and Commercial Law. Abi became a co-founder of Salu & Co in 1989. She combined this with her job as a senior lecturer at the faculty of law in Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria. Her specialty is Environmental Law and Oil and Gas Law. She is highly published in several academic journals and is a regular contributor on Environmental Law in several newspaper articles. She is a consultant to the Lagos State Government and was a consultant to the World Bank on mass transit to the City of Lagos with a population of ten (10) million. She was a former legal adviser to the Nigeria Gas Association. The association comprises big players like Mobil Oil, Texaco, Shell, Chevron and Agip. She was a former visiting scholar to Environmental Law Institute, Washington DC. She is a Partner in the firm of Salu and Salu Law Firmand a member of Tennessee Bar Association."