Mulu Gerima focuses her practice on complex litigation matters. She began her career at WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2019. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Gerima worked as a management analyst and quality assurance manager for the US Department of Health and Human Services. 

While a student at Howard University School of Law, Ms. Gerima served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Zuberi Bakari Williams of the District Court of Maryland, Montgomery County and an extern to the World Bank. As a student attorney in the Human and Civil Rights Clinic, Ms. Gerima represented clients in immigration and criminal justice reform matters. 


  • Education

    • JD, Howard University School of Law, 2020

      cum laude 

      Senior Notes and Comments Editor, Howard Law Journal, Merit Scholarship, 2019–2002, Henry Ramsey Dean’s Fellow, Epsilon Sigma Iota

    • MA, Public Health, Drexel University, 2015

    • BA, Political Science, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2009

      cum laude Dean’s List, Founder, Powerful Measure Youth Mentoring Program
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia