Jamie L. Crook
J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall), Order of the Coif
B.A., Brown University, magna cum laude
District of Columbia
The Honorable Richard A. Paez, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Chief Justice Pius Langa, Constitutional Court of South Africa
Ms. Crook practices in civil rights litigation with an emphasis on housing and employment discrimination. Ms. Crook’s docket includes several cases challenging exclusionary zoning practices, such as Anderson v. City of Saratoga Springs (N.D.N.Y) and Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center et al. v. St. Bernard Parish et al. (E.D.L.A.).
Before joining Relman, Dane & Colfax, Ms. Crook was a law fellow at Altshuler Berzon LLP and the Natural Resources Defense Council in San Francisco, California. During law school Ms. Crook was part of the Berkeley Law Death Penalty Clinic and interned with the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project and Justice Now.
Ms. Crook is the author of “From Hernandez v. Texas to the Present: Doctrinal Shifts in the Supreme Court’s Latina/o Jurisprudence,” 11 Harvard Latino Law Review 19 (2008).
Selected Published Cases
Ms. Crook's better-known cases include Central Alabama Fair Housing Center v. Magee, 835 F. Supp. 2d 1165 (M.D. Ala. 2011).