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Emily cuts through complexity to assist her clients with the challenges posed by employee benefits, executive compensation, pension and retirement plans, and wellness plans.

Emily is a trusted advisor who is able to frame up difficult, complex challenges relating to health and welfare benefits, executive compensation, pension and retirement plans, and wellness plans in a manner that yields real-world results. She brings her focus on employee benefits and ERISA to bear on myriad issues, including dispute resolution, corporate transactions and M&A, business formation and early-stage funding, and healthcare law and regulation.

For small, closely-held and middle-market clients, Emily frequently serves as an outside counsel capable of advising on a broad array of challenges touching upon benefit plan design and compliance. She also advises large, national corporations and is comfortable serving on larger teams of professionals, collaborating with a client’s inhouse legal team and others to solve problems and develop corporate strategy. Emily’s positive attitude, highly motivated personality, and determined approach result in successful outcomes and long-term business relationships.




  • J.D., Creighton University School of Law
    • cum laude
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame
    • magna cum laude


  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
Alerts | October 31, 2022
Surprise Billing Final Regulations Issued

The federal government recently issued final regulations revising certain aspects of the interim final regulations they had previously released implementing the surprise billing rules set forth under the No Surprises Act.

Outside the Office

Emily is an avid ultra-marathoner and has completed one 100k race, two 50 mile races and over 20 50k races.

Emily and her husband, Tim, have three children, Olivia, John and Keira.

Community Leadership
  • Lincoln Running Club Nebraska, Team Member and Board Member, United States Track & Field Elite Athletic Development Club, 2011-present
  • Saint Vincent de Paul Cross Country, Coach, 2022-present
  • Omaha Community Playhouse, Board of Trustees, 2015-present
  • Sunflower Haven, Board of Directors, 2021-present