Emily Y. Rottmann Associate

Emily focuses on complex commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and financial services cases.

Emily is experienced in representing large and small clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts handling a broad array of business litigation matters.  Her experience includes serving as legal intern with Duke Energy Corporation for two summers.

While earning her law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law, Emily received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Appellate Advocacy, Professional Responsibility, and Risk Regulation Law and Policy. She was also awarded the Wake Forest Law Alumni Council Scholarship. As an undergraduate, Emily was awarded the Class of 1968 President’s Scholarship at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Experience

Represents several sophisticated clients in a variety of real property litigation matters including commercial foreclosures, quiet title actions, land use, and easement disputes.

Acts as escalation counsel for large banking institution handling a variety of issues concerning mortgage servicing litigation and other high exposure issues.

Represents several sophisticated clients in state and federal appeals on a variety of issues.

Represents several large banking institutions in state and federal court, including defense of Telephone Consumer Protection Act and other related claims.

Represents Class I railroad in a variety of complex litigation matters, including real estate litigation and contract disputes.

Represented named charitable beneficiary foundation of a trust in Florida state court lawsuit by Delaware Attorney General seeking to intervene to invalidate a prior judgment modifying the charitable trust.  Motion for post-judgment intervention denied by trial court and affirmed by Florida First District Court of Appeal.

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Member, Wake Forest Law Review, Executive Articles Editor, Wake Forest Intellectual Property Law Journal, 2011
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, BS, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, with Highest Honors, 2007

Associate, Chester Bedell Inn of Court, Jacksonville, 2015

Board, JDRF of North Florida, 2017

  • Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
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