Jamila Williams is an associate in Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group.
Jamila received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2018. During law school, she was an advocate on the Gordon Johnson Appellate Advocacy team and a research assistant to dean and distinguished professor of law Erwin Chemerinsky. She also gained practical experience as a judicial extern for the Honorable Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and as a diversity fellow within Fox Group Legal.
Before law school, Jamila earned a B.A. in philosophy and law & society from the University of California, Riverside. She was an active member on campus both as an athlete and captain of the Riverside NCAA Division 1 women’s basketball team as well as the founding president of the Black Law Student Association.