Jamila Hall

Jamila M. Hall is Associate General Counsel, Litigation at Airbnb.  Prior to joining Airbnb, she was a partner in the Investigations and White Collar Defense group at Jones Day, a member of the firm’s Advisory Committee, and Chair of the Atlanta office’s Diversity Committee.    Jamila, a former federal prosecutor and Chambers-ranked accomplished trial lawyer, has served as defense and investigative counsel to Fortune 500 companies and conducted internal investigations across the globe. 

From 2007 to 2011, Jamila served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, in the Economic Crimes division, where she tried numerous multi-defendant white collar crime jury trials to verdict and successfully prosecuted more than 100 financial fraud cases.

Jamila has been recognized as a leader in white collar defense. She has been named to the Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defence list (2018-2022) and the 2018 100 “Women in Investigations” list, both by Global Investigations Review. In 2017, Jamila was honored as “Law and Justice: Woman of the Year” by Women Works Media Group, “Who’s Who in Black Atlanta,” “Women to Watch” and “40 Under 40” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Jamila lectures frequently on topics related to white collar crime, corporate compliance, and ethics and is a member of the faculty for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, the American Bar Association’s National White Collar Crime Institute, the Southeastern White Collar Crime Institute, and the Georgia Health Care Fraud Institute. 

Jamila is the past Vice Chair (East Coast) and Atlanta Chapter Lead for the Women’s White Collar Defense Association and has served two terms as the chair of the Criminal Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. Jamila is a past president of the Leadership Institute of Women of Color Attorneys, current board member of the organization, and a member of Leadership Atlanta, Class of 2017. She is a trustee for the Woodruff Arts Center, on the board of the Piedmont Park Conservancy, the board of the Georgia Resource Center, the board of the Harriet Tubman Museum of New Jersey, an inaugural member of the Women’s Solidarity Society for the National Center for Civil & Human Rights, and a member of the Atlanta Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. 

Jamila, a child of Jamaican immigrants, was born and raised in New York. She attended the University of Maryland, where she received her B.A. in Government and Politics, graduating in 2000, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. In 2003, Jamila received her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a senior editor of the Columbia Law Review.  Jamila was a recipient of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans and the Tony Patiño Fellowship.  She currently resides in Atlanta and is a diehard soccer mom to her teen son Tré.



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