Emily Baker defends companies in complex product liability and mass tort lawsuits in state and federal courts and has served as trial counsel in more than a dozen high-profile cases tried to verdict, including one recently named a "Top Defense Verdict" in California by the Daily Journal.
Emily has represented manufacturers in a range of industries in large-scale, multidistrict, and class action litigation, as well as individual personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. She has coordinated strategy within joint defense groups and has worked with experts in numerous medical and scientific fields, engineers specializing in accident reconstruction, and damages experts. Since the decertification of a statewide class action, Emily has been part of the national coordinating counsel team representing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in thousands of product liability lawsuits brought by individual plaintiffs in courts across Florida.
Emily co-chairs the Atlanta Office's Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement Committee. She also serves on the Emory Law School Alumni Board, is a Master in the Lamar Inn of Court, and serves on the board of directors for Georgia Lawyers for the Arts.
Frye’d by Admissibility Standards: Does the Standard of Admissibility in State Court Make Any Difference in Practice, Practice Perspectives: Product Liability & Tort Litigation
Sometimes a Good Defense Is the Best Offense: A Summary of Certain Useful Product Liability, Practice Perspectives: Product Liability & Tort Litigation
- March 4, 2009
Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act: Changing the Product Safety Landscape
- November 13, 2008
E-Discovery: A 'How To' For Products Liability Lawyers, ABA Women in Products Liability CLE Workshop
- March 6, 2008
The Class Action Fairness Act and Its Effect on Class Action and Mass Tort Litigation
- Emory University (J.D. with honors 2001; B.A. magna cum laude 1998)
- Georgia and Florida
Daily Journal, "Top Defense Verdict Award" (2017)
Law360, "Rising Star" in product liability (2015)
Winner, Georgia "General Litigation Department of the Year," The Daily Report, April 25, 2013
- Law Clerk to then-Chief Judge Orinda D. Evans, United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia (2002-2003)