As a former attorney at Tadler Law and Robins Kaplan, Brooke has extensive experience in consumer class actions, antitrust litigation, contract disputes, and data privacy and security. Brooke has overseen forensic analysis of electronic discovery in three class action data breach cases, defended small-business owners from a variety of breach of contract claims, and propelled discovery forward through her effective representation of a class of merchants in a price-fixing suit.
Brooke began her career as an associate attorney at Ballard Spahr in Minneapolis and has since taken on complex litigation cases across Minnesota. Brooke also serves as a member of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. She previously served as an At-Large Director of the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers and gained valuable insight into the federal judiciary as an extern for the Honorable Michael J. Davis of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.
Brooke earned her Juris Doctor from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota where she graduated cum laude and received recognition for her dedication to pro bono work. In law school, Brooke served as the President of the Mitchell Hamline Black Law Student Association, earning her the Judge Pamela G. Alexander Scholarship on behalf of the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers. Before law school, Achua solidified her commitment to serving traditionally underrepresented communities through her work as a Congressional Intern to Congressman Keith Ellison.
- New York and Minnesota
- South Dakota native
- Certified 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher
- Lived in Hanoi, Vietnam for one year as a traveling yoga instructor
- Member of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association
- Recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award® for being the highest scoring student in Medical Malpractice course, Mitchell Hamline School of Law (Fall 2016)
- Experience in AAA arbitration, class actions, and individual cases