Emily M. Patterson Associate

Emily focuses her practice on business litigation, contractual disputes, and financial litigation.

She has represents businesses and individuals in complex commercial and civil litigation in federal, state and administrative courts, at the trial level and on appeal.

Prior to joining the firm, Emily clerked for the Honorable Glenn T. Harrell, Jr., on the Court of Appeals of Maryland. She graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law as an Order of the Coif member, a recipient of the Litigation & Advocacy Award, and a Rose Zetzer Fellow.

While attending law school, Emily served as President of the University of Maryland Moot Court Board and as a member of the Employment & Labor Law Trial Team. She gained practical experience in the law school’s Appellate Advocacy Clinic, representing clients in the circuit courts of Maryland and on appeal in the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. Additionally, she was an Asper Fellow with the Honorable Lynne A. Battaglia on the Court of Appeals of Maryland.

  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2013
  • Furman University, BA, Political Science, magna cum laude, 2010

Board Member, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Baltimore City, 2019-present

Board Member, Locust Point Civic Association, 2018-present

Member, Litigation Section & Young Lawyers Section, Maryland State Bar Association, 2013-present

Member, Baltimore City Bar Association, 2014-present

Member, Women’s Bar Association of Maryland, 2014-present

Member, Pratt Contemporaries, Enoch Pratt Free Library, 2017-present

  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Certificate of Meritorious Service, Court of Appeals of Maryland, 2014

Order of the Coif, University of Maryland School of Law, 2013

Litigation & Advocacy Award, University of Maryland School of Law, 2013

Rose Zetzer Fellow, University of Maryland School of Law, 2013

Asper Fellow, University of Maryland School of Law, 2011

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