Jamila Cambridge she/her
Jamila Cambridge is an experienced first-generation attorney who is passionate about social justice and equity – particularly at the intersections of race, gender, and sexual orientation. Jamila graduated cum laude from Howard University School of Law, where she served as President of Epsilon Sigma Iota Sorority, Incorporated, the first sorority for Black women in the legal profession. While at Howard Law, she was awarded the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for her participation in the Thurgood Marshall Human and Civil Rights Clinic; and she served as a Senior Notes and Comments Editor for the Howard Law Journal, where she published her note, Land of the Free? An Examination of the Constitutionality of Forced Labor in U.S. Immigrant Detention Centers.
Furthermore, Jamila is an experienced higher education student affairs professional who has worked for both the University of California and California State Universities. As a student affairs professional, Jamila coordinated the first social justice conference for Northern California undergraduate students, served as a staff advisor to Everything Great About You (EGAY) – an LGBTQIA+ student group – and counseled and supported students through Title IX proceedings.
Currently, Jamila is a litigation associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., where she advises clients in diverse matters pertaining to commercial lawsuits, internal investigations, and government investigations and enforcement proceedings.
Jamila is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
In her spare time, Jamila enjoys hiking with her dog Nipsey, visiting new countries with friends, and exploring local coffee shops in search of the perfect pour-over.