EmilyGoldberg Knox


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Emily Goldberg Knox's practice focuses on appellate advocacy and complex civil litigation.

Emily has particular experience litigating high-stakes products liability and transnational tort claims. She has drafted briefs in various trial and appellate courts at the state and federal levels, including the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Seventh and Ninth Circuits, as well as in international arbitrations under ICSID rules (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes).

Emily maintains an active pro bono practice. She recently successfully represented a prisoner in a civil rights lawsuit in the Seventh Circuit.

Prior to rejoining Jones Day, Emily served as a law clerk to Judge Robert L. Wilkins of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and to Judge Beth Labson Freeman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Emily currently serves on the University of California, Hastings College of the Law Board of Governors. Prior to attending law school, she served as an open source intelligence analyst focusing on the Middle East and as a recruiter for U.S. government-funded legal reform and rule of law projects in various countries.


  • National retailer defends consumer class action surrounding allegations related to farming practices for shrimpJones Day is defending a national retailer against consumer class action litigation in which plaintiffs allege that the retailer sold shrimp that were farmed using slave labor.
  • Global mining company conducts internal investigation into disclosure of confidential company informationJones Day is advising a global mining company in connection with an international investigation into possible insider leaking of confidential company information.
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