Amelia Collins teaches Legal Research and Writing at UCLA School of Law. Prior to joining the faculty, Ms. Collins practiced at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP for the first seven years of her career, after which she moved to Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP, before becoming Of Counsel at Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP. Her litigation practice centered on representing clients in business, entertainment, real estate, and employment matters.
Ms. Collins received her B.A. from Brown University, and her J.D. from Loyola Law School, from which she graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. During law school, Ms. Collins served as a Note and Comment Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, where her work appears in the December 2005 issue. She also externed for the Honorable R. Gary Klausner of the United States District Court, Central District of California. Before law school, Ms. Collins worked in the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice. Her work there focused on the desegregation of public schools.