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.
Publications Prior to Jones Day
The Slippery Slope of Material Support Prosecutions, 66 Hastings L.J. 295
October 31, 2014
Social Media Companies and Material Support, Just Security, http://justsecurity.org/16961/social-media-companies-material-support/.
Speaking Engagements Prior to Jones Day
August 30, 2018
What Clerks in the Northern District Wish You Knew, The Bar Association of San Francisco
March 9-10, 2015
Balancing Act: Curbing Terrorist Activity While Protecting Freedom of Speech, The Ethics of Algorithms, Centre for Internet & Human Rights
- University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D. summa cum laude 2015; Order of the Coif; Valedictorian; Editor-in-Chief, Hastings Law Journal); American University (M.A. 2009; B.A. magna cum laude 2008; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Legal intern, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. (Summer 2014)
- Law Clerk to: Judge Robert L. Wilkins, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit (2017-2018) and Judge Beth Labson Freeman, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (2016-2017)