As Program Director, Emily Morris coordinates with clients and attorneys throughout the firm to manage litigation defended in the Littler CaseSmart® model. Littler CaseSmart utilizes a unique client-dedicated staffing model, redesigned legal processes for greater efficiencies, case management and data analytics.
Emily uses Littler-developed tools to oversee case workflow, monitor budget to actual metrics, and ensure that the firm’s approach to defending a case aligns with the client’s overall litigation philosophy. She routinely consults with Littler CaseSmart clients to assist them in monitoring litigation metrics and provides other forms of data analytics. Emily also supervises an experienced and diverse team of Littler CaseSmart attorneys.
Emily has held several positions within the firm, including being an associate in the Lexington, Kentucky office, Littler CaseSmart Counsel, and most recently, Littler CaseSmart Program Manager.
Emily has advised and represented employers in a broad range of employment matters, appearing in state and federal courts. She has handled discrimination, harassment and retaliation issues arising under:
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
- The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
- The Kentucky Civil Rights Act
Before joining Littler, 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.