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Emily J. Kennedy


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  • Duke University (J.D. summa cum laude 2010; Order of the Coif; Notes Editor, Duke Law Journal; James S. Bidlake Memorial Award for Superior Achievement in Legal Research & Writing); Princeton University (A.B. cum laude 2005, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, Virginia, U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth, and Ninth Circuits


  • Law Clerk to Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., U.S. Supreme Court (2012-2013) and to Chief Judge Alice M. Batchelder, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (2010-2011)

Emily Kennedy focuses on appellate advocacy and critical motions practice. She represents clients in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts, and her experience includes matters involving products liability, labor and employment, commercial contracts, government regulation, bankruptcy, and various constitutional claims.

Emily has argued cases before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Sixth Circuits and has drafted briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court, federal appellate and trial courts, and state courts.

Emily Kennedy