JAMIE WRIGHT, ESQ. | BIOGRAPHY
Jamie E. Wright, Esq. is a highly sought-after millennial lawyer and crisis communicator in Los Angeles. Being at the intersection of the law, business, and politics, Wright has made a name for herself in legal and business circles as an expert in managing multidimensional businesses and clients with keen insight on the law and a forward thinking flare. No stranger to hard work and dedication, Wright is an attorney at a labor and employment law firm and she is a partner in Millennial Government Affairs (“MGA”). As a partner, Wright focuses on providing MGA clients with savvy social media campaigns, crisis communication plans, and legally compliant strategies for political campaigns and corporate business clients. In addition to being a partner in MGA while the depth and breadth of her practice is huge, Jamie is a senior attorney in the area of labor and employment law and she focuses her attention on wage and hour litigation and contract disputes.
Wright, who is licensed to practice law in the State of California, graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. While at Berkeley, she worked for the mayoral campaign of the former Mayor of Berkeley, Tom Bates. Due to her commitment to the campaign and work ethic, Wright was appointed to the City of Berkeley, Peace and Justice Commission at age 19.
After graduating from UC Berkeley, Wright attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. While at Hastings, Wright was a member of the Negotiations Team and won second overall Mediator and second overall team in the National Negotiations Competition in Chicago. Additionally, Wright was the President of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, and the Competitions Co-Chair for the Western Regional Black Law Students Association, a sub-division of the National Black Law Students Association. Wright was awarded a scholarship from the American Bar Association Business Section, as well as the Charles Houston Bar Association for academic excellence.
During law school, Wright was a federal judicial extern for the Honorable Martin J. Jenkins, United States District Court, Northern District. Wright also held internships at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Upon graduation, Wright joined the ranks of a large international law firm specializing in commercial contracts, products liability, and labor and employment discrimination litigation. As an associate, Wright counseled Fortune 500 companies and provided sound legal advice to all the firm’s clients.
Upon leaving the law firm, Wright spent several months as a Legislative Project Extern to Office of the Speaker of the Assembly. Wright was also a Mayor Aide in the Office of Mayor.
Additionally, she was a 2011 fellow in the Los Angeles African American Public Policy Institute (LAAAWPPI), as well as the Young Lawyers Chair for the Risk Management and Insurance Section of the Intellectual Property Section of the American Bar Association.
Wright is a graduate of the prestigious Emerge California training program. This program trains Democratic women on how to run and win elected office.
In 2013, Wright was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to the Medical Board of California. Wright was reappointed again in 2014. In October 2014, Wright was elected as the Chair of Panel A, one of the disciplinary and hearing panels for the Medical Board of California. In 2015, Wright was appointed to the Board of the Federation of State Medical Boards. Wright currently serves as the Secretary to the Board of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Southern California and Chairs the Emerging Leaders Committee which is comprised of young adults ages 18 to 35 who are engaged in combating social injustice in communities of color. Additionally, Wright is the corresponding secretary to the Black Women Lawyers of Los Angeles as well as the Co-Chair for the 2014 Annual Cocktail Sip, which is the organizations’ largest fundraiser. Wright is a member of the Board of Directors for the Inglewood Airport Area Chamber of Commerce
Wright is a recipient of the LA’s most influential under 40 award and the Legacy Award from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC).