Education & Bar Admissions

Brooke Clagett received her law degree, magna cum laude, from Tulane Law School, in New Orleans.In her third year, she was a Senior Fellow responsible for instructing first-year students in Legal Research & Writing. Brooke received the Ray Forrester Award in Constitutional Law and, at graduation, became a member of the Order of the Coif, an honorary scholastic society.

While at Tulane, Brooke served on the Tulane Moot Court Board and was the Notes and Comments Editor of the Tulane Environmental Law Journal. Her 1996 student comment, Forum Non Conveniens in International Environmental Tort Suits: Closing the Doors of U.S. Courts to Foreign Plaintiffs, 9 Tul. Envtl. L.J. 513 (1996), was published in the journal and is still cited in both academic and practice-oriented articles today.

Brooke attended Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in 1993 with a major in English and a minor in religious studies.

Brooke Clagett is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and Maryland. She is admitted to the bars of the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She also has appeared pro hac vice, with associated local counsel, in numerous state and federal courts throughout the country.