Emily Y. Rottmann Associate

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

Emily has substantial experience handling class litigation, primarily defending clients against consumer claims.

Emily is also experienced in representing large and small clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts handling a broad array of business litigation matters.

Experience

Represents clients in class action litigation throughout the country, including defense of Fair Credit Reporting Act, Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, deceptive and unfair trade practices, and Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act claims.

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, including high risk sanctions and contempt matters.

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

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

Represents named charitable beneficiary foundation of a trust in Florida lawsuits by Delaware Attorney General seeking to invalidate a prior judgment modifying the charitable trust.   

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

  • 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-present

  • 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
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Co-presenter, "The CFPB Under New Leadership: What to Expect and How to Avoid Negative Scrutiny," Legal Issues and Trends in Mortgage Origination and Servicing, McGuireWoods CLE, February 7, 2019
  • Speaker, "Great Places to Visit – Don’t Stay to Litigate: Legal Developments in Hawaii and Florida," Legal Issues and Trends in Mortgage Servicing and Origination, February 8, 2018
  • Speaker, "Florida – Through the Looking Glass," Current Legal Issues and Trends in Mortgage Origination and Servicing, Mortgage Servicing In-House Counsel Forum, February 4, 2016
  • Speaker, "Florida – The Land of (Unfortunate) Possibilities," Current Legal Issues and Trends in Mortgage Origination and Servicing, January 22, 2015
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