Jermaine A. Brookshire, Jr.

Biography

Jermaine A. Brookshire, Jr. is an Associate in Wiggin and Dana’s New Haven office.

Although a native of New Haven, before joining Wiggin and Dana, Jermaine worked with exchange students and international LL.M students who earned their first law degree outside of the U.S. as a Teacher’s Assistant for U.S. Law and Methods with Professor D’Onfro and Dean Koby of Washington University School of Law in Saint Louis, Missouri. Prior to this, he was a legal intern with the Yale-New Haven Health System in the Legal and Risk Services Department in New Haven, Connecticut. In the summer of 2017, Jermaine was a summer associate with Wiggin and Dana in New Haven. He has also worked as a Senior Analyst for the Committee on Labor for the New York State Assembly in Albany, NY.

Heavily involved in community and volunteer work, Jermaine is the Founder and CEO of The Great Expectations Movement (GEM), Inc., a non-profit organization focused on motivational and personal development to help youths through mentorship and a series of workshops designed to help them map out their future. In the summer of 2019, Jermaine became a New Leaders Council (NLC) Fellow which is a leadership and professional development organization for young professionals. Jermaine has volunteered as an Alumni Ambassador of The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY and he has also volunteered as a Program Advisor for the NYS Senate Democratic Conference Internship Program in Albany, NY.

Jermaine received his J.D. as a “Scholar in Law” award recipient from Washington University School of Law. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree as a philosophy major with a minor in political science and was the recipient of the President’s Leadership and Inclusive Excellence Award from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY. 

Not admitted to practice in Connecticut

Education

  • Washington University School of Law  (J.D., 2019)