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Jamie Wright

Jamie Wright

Jamie E. Wright, Esq.  is a  millennial trial  lawyer and principal of the J. Wright Law Group P.C. dba The Wright Employment lawyers. Prior to launching her own successful solo practice Wright spent over a decade in the defense bar practicing employment law, breach of contract and tort cases at several large and mid size firms where she represented Municipalities and School Districts and Fortune 100 companies. No stranger to the courtroom, Wright has successfully tried cases in both state and federal court and was recently co counsel on the case of Odom v. LA Community College District, et al. a landmark case where the jury awarded the Plaintiff 10 million dollars in emotional distress. 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 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 retired from the Medical Board of California in 2019. 

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