Emily Halliday's employment law practice focuses on day-to-day employer counseling, employment discrimination litigation, and labor disputes.
Emily's counseling experience includes drafting employee handbooks, conducting comprehensive reviews of workplace policies, counseling clients on compliance with federal and state WARN Act requirements, and drafting employment, separation, noncompete, independent contractor, and confidential information agreements. Emily's litigation experience includes defending employers against claims brought under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and other federal and state employment statutes. She also has experience conducting workplace investigations and responding to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charges and requests for information. In addition, she defends railroad and airline clients against claims brought under the Railway Labor Act, and she advises clients in various industries on the National Labor Relations Act.
Emily maintains an active pro bono practice. She provides HR advice to local nonprofits, and she has served as a guardian ad litem in two child custody cases.
- University of Virginia (J.D. 2013; Editorial Board Member, Virginia Law Review; Dillard Fellow); Duke University (B.A. in Psychology magna cum laude 2010)
- District of Columbia and Virginia