Emily A. Papania

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Offices Orange County
Phone 949.526.7905
Fax 949.383.2386

Practice Areas


Bar & Court Admissions

Emily is an associate in the Vorys Orange County office and a member of the labor and employment group and workers’ compensation subgroup. Her practice focuses on litigating discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge and wage and hour claims. She also counsels employers on various legal compliance issues involving federal and state employment laws and personnel policies and practices. Emily also has experience defending self-insured and state-funded employers in administrative matters before the Industrial Commission of Ohio and in state court trial and appellate proceedings.

Emily has given presentations on multiple employment-related topics including, sexual harassment issues and accommodating students in higher education.

Emily received her J.D. with honors from the George Washington University and her B.A. magna cum laude from the George Washington University.

Before joining Vorys, Emily served as an AmeriCorps JD legal veteran team member, where she provided legal assistance to homeless veterans in Cincinnati.

Emily is a member of the Federal Bar Association and the Cincinnati Bar Association.