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A commercial litigator known for calm under pressure, Emma is driven to deliver optimal resolutions for each client.

Emma enjoys guiding clients through complex claims at all stages of state and federal litigation, from initial pleadings, discovery and research, through trial and on to appeal when necessary. Emma focuses her practice on commercial litigation, assisting clients with, among other legal matters:

  • Business disputes
  • Breach of contract
  • Toxic tort defense
  • Product liability
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Construction disputes
  • Employment matters

Emma understands that although legal matters follow certain patterns, every client has unique business goals and she works to develop customized strategies and solutions for each case.



  • J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law
    • High Honors
    • Tennessee Law Review, Research Editor
    • CALI Excellence Awards: Legal Process I, Employment Law, Domestic Violence Clinic, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Leading as Lawyers: A Trans-Pacific Perspective
  • B.A., Maryville College
    • English
    • Pre-Law Society, President
    • Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature
    • Sigma Tau Delta


  • Tennessee
  • Georgia

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Chattanooga Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Young Professionals of Chattanooga
2023 Pro Bono Champion
Media Mentions | January 29, 2021
Hamilton County Herald: Husch Blackwell welcomes four
Outside the Office

Emma enjoys the trails of Greenway Farms, outside of Chattanooga, both as a runner, and biking with her husband. She’s also a live music enthusiast, fond of the many annual festivals, series and entertainments the city has on offer.

Community Leadership

Emma has donated her time and skills to expungement clinics, the Innocence Project and Junior League Chattanooga. She also chose an alternative spring break during law school spent collaborating with Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps officers.