Emily focuses her practice on labor and employment law. She represents clients in state and federal court in a variety of labor and employment matters, including: wage and hour disputes, harassment, discrimination, defamation, fraud, and wrongful termination claims. Emily counsels employers on hiring, discipline and discharge, compliance with wage and hour law, reductions in force, management of leaves of absence and severance, and other personnel policies.
Order of the Coif
CALI Award, Contracts, Constitutional Law, and Arbitration
Admissions and Courts
Obtained summary judgment in Graham v. Charles Schwab & Co. (Case No. CGC-09-49543, San Francisco Superior Court).
Acted as sole associate on Santa Clara Valley Water District v. Olin Corporation (Case No. C07 03756 RMW (HRL), N.D. Cal.).
Member of trial team for Televisa v. Univision (Case No. 05-cv-03444-PSG-MAN, C.D. Cal.).
Judicial Extern to the Honorable Paul Alvarado, San Francisco Superior Court (Summer 2005)
"Class Action Waiver Split May Go Up," co-author, Daily Journal (September 2016)
"Employers Doing Business in the Cities of Los Angeles and San Diego Must Address New, Expanded Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Laws," co-author, CALA Legal Update (June 2016)
"No Fooling: New FEHA Regulations Go Into Effect April 1, 2016," Labor & Employment Alert (March 2016)