Amber N. Ibekwe specializes in the firm’s Racial & Economic Justice practice group. This practice group is designed to be a voice for the community; it is intentionally and uniquely positioned to bring actions against entities and institutions whose policies disproportionately harm people of color in the workplace and the consumer/small business marketplace. The group encompasses areas including employment, civil rights, and consumer and small business class actions.
Ms. Ibekwe originally joined MLG in June of 2021 as a summer associate. She earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Texas Southern Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, TX, graduating Cum Laude. During law school, she was an advocate on the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial team and acquired her basic mediator certification. She also gained practical experience as a law clerk for a boutique personal injury firm in Houston, Texas. Prior to law school, she earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Riverside, where she graduated with a degree in Sociology/Law and Society.
- B.A. Sociology/Law and Society, 2019, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California
- J.D., 2022, Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Texas
- Marguleas/Weiman Humanitarian of the Year Graduating Senior Award, University of California, Riverside 2019
- Harriet E. Miers Award, Women and the Law Section: State Bar of Texas 2022
- California State Bar
- State Bar of Texas, Contributing Author, 2022
- “Bloody Hell: A Silent Crisis on Period Poverty” Women and the Law Section: State Bar of Texas