“Before starting law school, I taught middle school math in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. That experience taught me the true value of grit and creativity. I believe those traits are also invaluable in the legal field, and I strive to use them, approaching legal puzzles with tenacity and creativity.”
Emily practices environmental regulatory law in the firm’s New Orleans office.
She has experience representing a variety of industry clients in environmental regulatory matters, including responding to air, water, and waste enforcement proceedings with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. She has also aided clients in federal matters, including EPA information requests, liability under the Oil Pollution Act, and natural resource damage assessments. As part of the environmental regulatory team, she has helped companies navigate the complex regulatory and permitting requirements at the state and federal level.
Prior to joining the firm, Emily practiced complex business law in the litigation group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Houston. Immediately after law school, she clerked in the Western District of Louisiana with Judge Minaldi.
Emily received her Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School in 2016, graduating first in her class. During law school, she also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable James L. Dennis of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Honorable James Brady of the United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana.