- The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2017, with honors
- The George Washington University International Law Review, member
- The George Washington University, B.A., 2014, magna cum laude
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
- Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
Emily is an associate in the Vorys Orange County office and a member of the labor and employment group. Her practice focuses on litigating discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge and wage-and-hour claims in state and federal courts across the country. Emily also represents employers before numerous local, state, and federal administrative agencies.
In addition, Emily counsels employers on various legal compliance issues involving federal and state employment laws and personnel policies and practices. Emily has also given presentations on multiple employment-related topics including, sexual harassment, the ADA, and accommodating students in higher education.
Her notable experience includes:
- Defending Fortune 500 companies in complex wage-and-hour class action litigation.
- Assisted in drafting of Title IX policies for colleges and universities in compliance with Department of Education's 2020 Title IX regulations.
Emily received her J.D. with honors from the George Washington University, where she was a member of the International Law Review. Emily also received her B.A. magna cum laude from the George Washington University.
Before joining Vorys, Emily served as an AmeriCorps JD team member, where she provided legal assistance to homeless veterans in Cincinnati.
- 2/16/2021Vorys, an AMLaw 200 law firm, has opened an office in California. The office, which is the firm’s eighth, expands Vorys’ physical footprint from coast-to-coast.
- 10/27/2017Vorys welcomed 12 new first-year associates to the firm.
- 4/18/2019On April 18, 2019, Vorys hosted its annual Cincinnati Labor and Employment Law Update.
- 12/4/2020On November 3, 2020, California voters passed Proposition 22, allowing certain app-based rideshare and delivery drivers to be classified as independent contractors.
- 9/25/2020On September 9, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1867, which requires private employers with 500 or more employees nationwide to provide COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave benefits to qualifying employees.
- 8/27/2020In line with the Supreme Court’s recent holding in Bostock that Title VII prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and transgendered status, the Fourth Circuit ruled Wednesday that policies segregating transgender students from their peers are unconstitutional and violate federal law prohibiting sex discrimination in education.
- 11/8/2019Benefits Alert: New California State Law Imposes Notification Requirements That May Affect Your FSAsStarting January 1, 2020, a new California state law will require employers to notify employees in California of any deadline to withdraw funds from a flexible spending account (FSA) prior to the end of the plan year.