The University of Minnesota Law School recently featured Blackwell Burke P.A. Attorney Amarachi Ihejirika in the Q&A news series highlighting law school alumni. Ihejirika was a 2016 University of Minnesota Law School graduate. In the article, Ihejirika shared her thoughts on working for Blackwell Burke, the importance of diverse perspectives in the legal profession, her perspective on the racial justice movement and the killing of George Floyd and more.
“A good starting point for being an ally and/or advocate in this space is understanding the [accurate] history of racism and racial injustice in this country, beginning with slavery, and the resulting systemic issues affecting African American communities today,” Ihejirika said in the article.
About Amarachi Ihejirika
Amarachi Ihejirika represents clients nationwide in a variety of complex commercial litigation and product liability matters. Her practice includes all aspects of civil pre-trial practice including developing proactive winning strategies at the commencement of litigation, briefing offensive and defensive motions and conducting all phases of discovery.
About Blackwell Burke P.A.
Blackwell Burke is a certified minority-owned trial firm that represents corporate clients in high stakes class actions, mass torts, MDLs and commercial litigation, both at trial and on appeal. The firm has been repeatedly recognized as one of the top litigation defense firms in the country by BTI, Chambers, Best Lawyers and others. Benchmark Litigation named Blackwell Burke the Minnesota Firm of the Year in each of the last three years.