Emily primarily focuses her practice in intellectual property litigation, representing clients of various sizes and intellectual property portfolios in matters involving diverse technologies. She works with clients and client teams to build solutions to intellectual property disputes in view of the client’s business and litigation goals.
Emily is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas School of Law. During law school, Emily advanced her advocacy skills by competing in moot court competitions. She placed first for her oral advocacy skills in the 2013 Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association Cup competition. She also won awards for Best Appellant Brief and Best Appellee Brief in the 2014 Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition in the Midwest region for her written advocacy skills. As an analytical and persuasive advocate, Emily uses her experience to achieve client objectives.
Also during law school, Emily worked as a law clerk for a Fortune 500 financial services organization, where she gained experience navigating legal issues involving tax, employment, insurance, and intellectual property law. As a research assistant for Professor Neil Hamilton and The Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions, she co-authored an article on effective leadership models. Emily also worked as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Patrick J. Schiltz in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.