J.D. The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, cum laude
B.A. Pacific Lutheran University, summa cum laude
Professor Jennifer Brooker is a general litigation attorney at the Office of Chief Counsel for the IRS in the Small Business/Self-Employed Division where she specializes in tax litigations in the U.S. Tax Court, primarily involving tax issues impacting individuals, and provides advice to IRS field staff on issues in which an IRS position is established.
Prior to joining the Chief Counsel’s office, Professor Brooker served as a Special United States Attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California defending the United States, its agencies, and its employees in suits brought pursuant to the Federal Tort Claims Act, Bivens, Title VII, and immigration law. Professor Brooker has also practiced as a commercial litigation attorney at an AmLaw 100 firm in Washington, D.C.
During law school, Professor Brooker was an editor of the Catholic Law Review and a member of the Moot Court National Trial Team. Professor Brooker was named Best Advocate at the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) Regional Competition and went on to win the national title at TYLA.
Professor Brooker also served on Active Duty in the United States Army from 2003 through 2014 and is a Bronze Star recipient for her actions in a combat zone.