January 19, 2022

Volume XII, Number 19


Emily Bodtke Zambrana

Emily Bodtke Zambrana defends food and agribusiness companies and medical device manufacturers in litigation. As a member of the firm’s nationally ranked product liability practice, Emily represents clients in a wide variety of litigation matters, including consumer fraud, toxic tort, personal injury, and contract disputes.

Food Company Litigation

Emily represents Fortune 500 food companies and retailers facing consumer fraud class actions. Her clients have won motions to dismiss and negotiated favorable individual and class settlements. Emily frequently writes and speaks on food litigation topics and is a member of the firm’s food law team.

Agribusiness Litigation

Emily also represents crop protection chemical and seed company clients in class action, mass tort, and individual disputes. The Michigan Court of Appeals recently upheld a major summary judgment victory for one of Emily’s clients. 

Product Liability Litigation

Emily also defends manufacturers of medical devices and construction products in class action, mass tort, and individual disputes. Her clients have won motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, and negotiated favorable settlements.

Previous Experience

Before joining the firm, Emily served as a law clerk on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Personal Interests

Emily grew up on a family blueberry farm in southwest Michigan. In her free time, she reads fiction and history, and runs.


Articles in the National Law Review database by Emily Bodtke Zambrana