J.D. 2007, University of Michigan
M.A 1992, George Washington University
B.A. 1986, Bryn Mawr College
Jennifer Hill holds a B.A. from Bryn Mawr College and an M.A. from George Washington University. In 2007, Hill graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School.
After law school, Hill received a Skadden Fellowship to direct the Workplace Justice Project at the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center (now Americans for Immigrant Justice), where she worked with low-income women to address human trafficking, wage theft, and other workplace violations. She was a Leadership Fellow of the Florida Bar Foundation and received the Outstanding Community Partner award from Miami Law's HOPE Public Interest Resource Center in 2010.
She has served on the boards of the National Domestic Worker Association, the U.S./Labor Education in the Americas Project, and South Florida Interfaith Worker Justice. She has written on guestworker rights, worker centers, and law-and-organizing strategies. Professor Hill has presented at conferences of the National Lawyers Guild, American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, and Lawyers Coordinating Committee of the AFL-CIO, as well as labor law symposia.
Hill worked as Field Director with 1Miami and Florida New Majority, community organizations that engage diverse communities in advocacy for affordable healthcare and good jobs. At Miami Law she co-teaches Law Practice: Lawyering for Social Change.