Marietta Brew Appiah Opong Biography
Marietta Brew Appiah Opong is a Ghanaian female legal practitioner and a former Attorney General of Ghana and Minister for Justice of Ghana.
She had her primary education at Tema Parents’ Association School from whence she continued to the St. Roses Secondary School in Akwatia where she sat for the Ordinary Level Certificate and Advanced Level Certificate (A Levels).
She holds an LLB from the University of Ghana and was called to the Ghana Bar in 1994.
She also holds a graduate diploma in Law and Development from the Institute of Social Studies, Netherlands.
Lithur Brew & Company
Marietta joined Lithur Brew & Company in 2000 as a shareholder/director.
An experienced litigator, her expertise includes, but is not limited to, commercial law, transactions and general corporate advice. After 19 years of legal practice, she was appointed and acted as Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Republic of Ghana from February 2013 until her tenure ended in January 2017.
She returns to the firm with a wealth of experience and deep understanding of public institutions and their workings. As Attorney General and Minister of Justice, she was the Legal Advisor to the Government of Ghana and represented the Presidency, the country, and its ministries and agencies in all major transactions.
She is married with three (3) Children.