Emily concentrates her practice in the area of employment/labor law and tort litigation. She is a native of the Peoria-area and served as a 2012 and 2013 summer law clerk at Heyl Royster. Emily joined the firm's Peoria office as an associate in 2014.
Emily graduated from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 2014. As a member of the Trial Advocacy Society, she had the opportunity to compete in the Student Trial Advocacy Competition for the American Association for Justice in Chicago, Illinois. While in law school, Emily also served as the President of the NIU Student Bar Association. Her article "Regulating Appearance in the Workplace: An Employer's Guide to Avoid Employment Discrimination Lawsuits" was chosen as a winner in the NationalLaw Review writing competition and published in February of 2014.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Emily Perkins