Emily is a skilled and passionate litigator adept at alternative dispute resolution – often finding creative and efficient ways to resolve matters in their early stages. Emily has extensive employment practices litigation experience including litigating matters alleging wrongful termination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour claims. Emily has successfully represented employers in cases alleging violations of Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act, among others.
Proficient in all aspects of civil litigation, she has successfully resolved cases on motions to dismiss and for summary judgment, obtained favorable rulings in appeals, and participated in multiple jury trials and arbitrations.
Emily was born in Montreal, Quebec and raised in San Diego, California. She received her bachelor’s degree in art history, with a minor in religious studies, from the University of California, Davis. While in undergrad, she was a member of the intramural soccer team and volunteered at the local and campus art galleries. She then earned her J.D. from California Western School of Law, where she was awarded the Dean’s List Merit Scholarship and was appointed to the campus Honor Society.
Prior to joining the firm, Emily practiced in the Corona office of a boutique law firm and, more recently, a national insurance defense firm assisting in running their employment team.
Emily is an active volunteer in her community and in her spare time enjoys riding her Peloton, traveling, cooking, and spending time with her husband and sons.