Overview

Emily H. Morris is a member of the Littler CaseSmart® team and is based in Kentucky. She partners with local Littler litigation teams in formulating and executing a discovery strategy for employment litigation cases. She drafts discovery requests and responses, evaluates the opposing party’s requests and responses, reviews documents and oversees document productions, and conducts discovery-related legal research and briefing. Her focus is deposition preparation and motions to compel.

Emily has experience advising and representing employers in a broad range of employment matters, appearing in state and federal courts. She regularly handles discrimination, harassment, and retaliation issues arising under:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Kentucky Civil Rights Act

In addition, Emily advised clients in connection with the increasing number of social media issues which employers face in the employment context.

Before joining the Littler CaseSmart team, Emily worked as an associate in Littler’s Lexington office for over three years.  Previously, Emily served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Joseph M. Hood of the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky for four years.

*Not licensed to practice law in Florida

 

Professional and Community Affiliations

Member

Kentucky Bar Association

Member

Fayette County Bar Association

Member, Board of Directors

Girls on the Run of Central Kentucky

Former President, Board of Directors

Girls on the Run of Central Kentucky

Member

Bluegrass Alumni Board

Transylvania University

Former Member, Board of Directors

Central Christian Church Child Care Center

Recognition

Named, America's Leading Lawyers for Business

Chambers USA

2013-2015

Publications & Press

Law Firm Programs Cater to Working Moms

Daily Business Review

January 30, 2015

Using Social Media as an Employer’s Research Tool

HR Kentucky

July 2012

Valid Concerns Over Environmental Tobacco Smoke or Rights Going up in Smoke? An Analysis of Foundation for Independent Living, Inc. v. Cabell-Huntington Board of Health

J. Nat. Res. And Envt’l Law, Vol. 19:2 at 247

2005

Speaking Engagements

Social Media in the Workplace

EEOC Technical Assistance Seminar, Lexington, KY

May 15, 2013

Privacy and Social Media in the Workplace

Sterling Educational Services, Lexington, KY

July 2012

U @ 18

Young Lawyers Section - Kentucky Bar Association

May 2009 and May 2010

Education

  • J.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, 2006
  • B.A., Transylvania University, 2003 cum laude

Bar Admission

Kentucky

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky