Brook Hill is Counsel focusing on individual and collective or class action housing discrimination cases for the Committee.
Mr. Hill joined the Washington Lawyers’ Committee in 2014 first as a paralegal while attending law school in the evening then an Equal Justice Works (EJW) Fellow sponsored by Crowell & Moring, LLP in 2016. He transitioned to his role as Associate Counsel in 2018 and to his current role as Counsel in 2021.
During law school, Mr. Hill interned at Brooklyn and DC Legal Aid in the housing practice area and with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund working on economic justice issues. Additionally, Mr. Hill participated in Georgetown’s Community Justice Clinic, representing workers denied unemployment benefits at the Office of Administrative Hearings, and consulting for the non-profit Young Invincibles on how state governments can better regulate for-profit colleges.
While attending Georgetown Law Center, Mr. Hill also worked as a research assistant for Professor Peter Edelman and Sheldon Krantz, a retired partner from DLA Piper, as they founded the DC Affordable Law Firm.
Before law school, Mr. Hill was a community organizer for NY ACORN and later NY Communities for Change (NYCC), focusing on foreclosure prevention and tenants’ rights issues. During the first two years of law school, Mr. Hill continued to work for NYCC on housing policy-related research and writing.
- JD, Georgetown University Law Center
- BS, Columbia University
- District of Columbia