Emily practices franchise, corporate, and commercial law. She has advised companies of all sizes, from start-ups to international conglomerates, in franchising, corporate, immigration, employment, and intellectual property matters.
After articling with the Government of Newfoundland & Labrador, with a focus on corporate, energy and natural resources, and international trade law, she moved into private practice with a prominent regional East Coast firm. There she worked in mergers and acquisitions, corporate, and intellectual property law. She holds a JD from Dalhousie University, where she was president of the international law students’ society and worked as a legal researcher, writing government reports and publishing in a peer-reviewed journal on issues of international law.