Georgetown University Law Center,
Georgetown Journal of International Law, Notes and
B.A., magna cum laude, 2000
District of Columbia
New Jersey USDC
Asian Pacific American Bar Association
American Association of University Women
Thompson Coburn LLP
Dow Lohnes PLLC
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Judicial Intern to the Honorable Ellen Segal Huvelle, 2002
Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
Law Clerk, 2000-2002
Lawyers Have Heart Executive Leadership Team
Levine School of Music, Volunteer
College Park Youth Orchestra, Volunteer
Emily counsels company owners and executives on day-to-day corporate matters, as well as their long-term business objectives.
She has negotiated and closed a variety of complex and strategic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, equity and debt financings and commercial finance transactions, representing both lenders and borrowers. Many of Emily's corporate transactions are in regulated industries, such as government contracts and higher education. She also represents public and private issuers in connection with various securities offerings, including debt and equity offerings, in both private placements and public transactions.
Emily also practices in the area of export finance. She has successfully closed corporate, asset-backed, and small project financings for the Export-Import Bank of the United States, supporting American exports to and financings in Morocco, Gabon, Nigeria, Turkey and Mexico, among other countries.
Emily serves on the Firm's Women's Initiative and Diversity Committees. Clients have praised Emily for her "practical, common sense solutions" and "natural instincts" for deal flow.
Represented a large publicly traded company in connection with the offering of $725 million in senior notes.
Represented an American media company in connection with the acquisition of certain NBC television stations for $600 million.
Represented a hedge fund firm in connection with the divestiture of cable systems to Columbus Investments, Inc. for $162 million.
Represented a public company in connection with the equity offering of $50 million in common stock.
Represented a private equity fund in the acquisition of several higher education institutions for $10 million in the aggregate.
Represented a private client in connection with the private placement of $300 million in senior secured notes, as well as a loan refinancing in the amount of $30 million.
“Raising Capital through Crowdfunding,"
BISA OneSource, September 2015
"The Role of In-House Counsel in Corporate Governance,"
Association of Corporate Counsel, May 2017
"Structuring International Recruiting and Marketing Arrangements,"
APSCU, June 2016
"Government Contracts M&A,"
"Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act),"
"Evolving Role of the Corporate Secretary, 101, 201 and Current Hot Issues,"
Corporate Law Forum: Corporate Governance Conference, July 12, 2018
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