Emily focuses her practice on business and corporate law and provides services to the Firm’s clients in nonprofit and charitable organizations, real estate law, employee benefits & ERISA, and labor and employment law. Emily completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2011, where she received a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Political Science and minors in Business and Economics, high distinction. Emily earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2014, highest distinction. While at the College of Law, Emily served as Executive Editor of the Nebraska Law Review, assisted clients in the College’s Entrepreneurship Clinic, and received numerous honors and awards. Emily was admitted to the Nebraska State Bar Association in 2014 and the Iowa Bar in 2016.

Honors & Awards

  • Order of the Coif
  • Nebraska Law Review, Executive Editor, 2012-2014
  • CALI Award for Excellence in 15 law school classes
  • Professor Arthur Bruce Winter Constitutional Law Scholar Award, 2013
  • American Bankruptcy Institute Certificate for Excellence in Bankruptcy, 2013
  • Professor Richard Harnsberger Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement, 2012
  • Excellence in Legal Writing Award, 2012

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Nebraska Women’s Bar Association

Presentations and Publications

  • Strafford Webinar – Seminar Speaker, “UBTI and UBIT for Exempt Organizations: Mastering Form 990-T” (May 2016)
  • Note, “Does Interest Follow Principal?: A Prisoner’s Property Right to Interest Earned on his Inmate Account” published in Nebraska Law Review, volume 92.1

Legal Experience

  • Student Attorney in UNL Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic, 2014

Admitted

2014

  • Nebraska

2016

  • Iowa

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Nebraska College of Law, JD, with highest distinction, 2014

COLLEGE: University of Nebraska, Bachelor of Arts, with high distinction, 2011