Emahunn Ali Campbell is a Civil Rights Fellow at Relman Colfax. Emahunn joined the firm in 2023 and works in the civil rights litigation and counseling groups.
Before joining the firm, Emahunn was the 2022-2023 Marvin M. Karpatkin Fellow in the Racial Justice Program at the American Civil Liberties Union in New York City, where he litigated cases on educational equity and challenged algorithmic bias in employment. He graduated from Rutgers Law School, Newark, where he was a Kinoy-Stavis Fellow in Rutgers Constitutional Rights and Civil Justice Clinics. Emahunn was also awarded the Judge J. Skelly Wright Prize for the Greatest Contribution to Civil Rights, Civil Liberties and Human Affairs; the Pro Bono Service Award; the Judge Herbert H. Tate, Sr. Scholarship; and the Dean's Merit Scholarship. During law school, he was an Ella Baker intern at the Center for Constitutional Rights; a summer intern at the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.; and an intern at the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights as an Eagleton Institute Fellow. He later clerked for the Hon. Thomas W. Sumners, Jr., Chief Judge of the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey.
Emahunn is a former high school teacher and college professor, where he taught African American literature and early American literature. He also earned a PhD from the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.