Emma J. Hutchison

Professional Biography

Emma’s practice focuses on complex litigation and client counseling. She solves clients’ problems with creative, efficient solutions.

A member of the firm’s litigation group, Emma leverages her experience in discovery, motions practice, and multidistrict litigation to advise clients in developing litigation strategy and to provide compliance counseling. She represents clients across a diverse field of industries including agriculture, cosmetics, nonprofits, and professional sports.

Emma previously interned for the Honorable Royce C. Lamberth in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and served as the Senior Articles Editor for The George Washington Law Review. She maintains an active pro bono practice including working to help prisoners seek compassionate release amid COVID-19.  She also regularly contributes to the firm’s Retail Industry Blog.

Relevant Experience

  • Advises retail and consumer clients on advertising and consumer protection compliance including product labeling, health claims, and hemp and CBD regulations.

  • Counsel for food industry client in complex, multi-faceted antitrust litigation involving price-fixing and bid-rigging claims.

  • Defended clients in consumer protection actions involving false advertising and unfair and deceptive acts and practices claims.

  • Counsel for clients involved in multi-state attorneys general investigations.

  • Developed litigation strategy for sports & entertainment client involved in contract and corporate governance dispute.