Emily defends companies in environmental and toxic tort exposure litigation.
Emily first developed an interest in environmental law while working on her family farm, where she was confronted by agricultural environmental issues every day. In law school, she co-authored an article on U.S and Canadian cooperation in handling cross-border environmental protection issues while pursing agricultural development. Emily graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law, where she was as an editor of the Kansas Law Review, earned a CALI Award and was awarded membership in The Order of the Coif.
After law school, Emily clerked for the Hon. Daniel D. Crabtree, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas. She assisted the judge during trials and in earlier work as an intern conducted extensive reviews of class action litigation.
Before her legal career, Emily worked as a solution designer at Cerner Corporation, creating technical writings of software platform capabilities to be used by engineers, testers, and users—an experience that taught her the importance of utilizing technology for her legal clients. Overall, Emily’s knowledge gained by a variety of experiences from the farm, the tech industry and her undergraduate degree in mathematics gives her insight to approach her work in a unique way that allows her to learn quickly and be of service to clients.
PublicationsToxic Secrecy: Non-Disclosure Agreements and #MeToo, 69 Kan. L. Rev. 545 (2021).
More Than Friends? U.S.-Canada Cooperative Frameworks On Agriculture and the Environment, 70 Kan. L. Rev. 447 (2022) (with John W. Head).