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Brittany M. Thomas

Associate, Gibbons Fellowship

Ms. Thomas is a Gibbons Fellow in Public Interest & Constitutional Law for the 2020-2022 term. She joins the firm upon completion of a two-year position as a Bertha Justice Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York. In this role, Ms. Thomas challenged overbroad immigration policies, represented low-income clients held in state and federal detention, and advocated for clients in Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) cases.

Credentials

Education

University of Miami School of Law (J.D.)

  • Dean’s Merit Full Tuition Scholarship
  • Member Candidate, Race and Social Justice Law Review
  • Black Law Students Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta

University of Missouri – Kansas City (B.A., cum laude)

  • President, Criminal Justice Honor Society

Professional Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Legal Employment

Bertha Justice Fellow, Center for Constitutional Rights, New York, NY, September 2018 – October 2020

Legal Intern, Legal Services of Greater Miami, August 2017 – May 2018

Legal Intern, Community Justice Project, May – June 2017

Legal Intern, Criminal Division – The Legal Aid Society, June – August 2017

Executive Intern, Miami–Dade Public Defender’s Office, June – August 2016