Jessica Clarke is an attorney at Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP, one of the nation’s premier civil rights firms. At ECBA, she represents clients in administrative, state, and federal proceedings involving claims of race, disability, and religious discrimination, among other injustices. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Clarke worked for five years as a Trial Attorney with the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in the Housing & Civil Enforcement Section. Before that, she clerked for the Hon. Solomon Oliver, Jr. of the Northern District of Ohio. She also worked as a summer associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, LLP and served as a judicial extern for the Hon. James L. Graham of the Southern District of Ohio. Ms. Clarke graduated with honors from The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law in 2008 and Northwestern University in 2005.