Portrait of Jill Thomas

Jill Thomas


Jill Thomas has been a national educator and trainer specifically for Title IX in Higher Education. She was formerly the Title IX Coordinator and Director of Equity Investigations at Stanford University. In that role, she oversaw the investigations and three-person panel hearings. Jill came to Stanford in 2018 after a career as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) where she prosecuted child exploitation cases, including cases involving sex trafficking, sextortion, sex tourism, and online exploitation. Before gaining her expertise in child exploitation, she prosecuted terrorism cases, gangs, and cartels. Jill was a federal prosecutor with the Department of Justice for over 11.5 years. Jill has recently returned to the Department of Justice as a federal prosecutor. Before joining the Department of Justice, Jill served in the U.S. Air Force as a JAG for nearly 10 years doing tours both as a prosecutor and a defense attorney. She remains active in the U.S. Air Force Reserves, JAG Corps as a military judge. Over the course of her career as a trial attorney, Jill has taught and mentored hundreds of lawyers on trial advocacy skills and trained many law enforcement agents on investigations.