As a partner in a national labor and employment law firm (as well as being a mother to three young daughters), I have witnessed and experienced the mental … Read more
Emily works with employers to navigate the intricacies of the ever-changing landscape of employment law. Emily regularly works with employers to develop preventative strategies to ensure compliance with employment laws to help avoid the burdens associated with costly litigation. To this end, Emily drafts handbooks, policies, procedures and training materials as well as provides daily advice to clients with employment-related issues.
Emily’s experience as a litigator helps her anticipate potentially troublesome situations that can arise in the employment context. She has successfully defended employers in complex litigation on a wide-range of labor and employment issues including discrimination, wage and hour, breach of contract, retaliation and sexual harassment.
Emily has obtained a favorable judgment for her client at trial with an independent contractor misclassification lawsuit brought by the United States Department of Labor, argued before the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and obtained numerous summary judgment dismissals for employers. Emily is an astute negotiator and has brokered countless cost-effective and favorable settlements for her clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Emily gained significant experience representing employees in employment litigation and can provide employers unique insights regarding the best defense strategies.
Emily was included in "20 People to Know: Law" for 2015 by Louisville Business Journal and has also been selected as a Kentucky Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2016.
In her spare time, Emily enjoys spending time with her family, enjoying the outdoors, cycling, and trying out the latest local restaurants!