Overview

Emily R. Arnett is a member of the Littler CaseSmart® - Class Action™ team and is based in New York. She is responsible for early case evaluation (ECE). At the outset of each employment litigation matter, she identifies and reviews pertinent documents, interviews relevant witnesses, and drafts an ECE report for clients’ cases. In keeping with each client’s litigation philosophy, she partners with the local Littler litigation team and assists in developing and executing strategies for effectively handling litigation.

Prior to joining Littler, Emily practiced as a litigation attorney in the greater metro areas of New York City, San Francisco, San Diego, and Miami, focusing on employment law and professional liability. Emily has significant experience in complex and high liability matters covering all phases of litigation from initial case strategy through trial, as well as obtaining favorable settlements through negotiation. Emily has represented clients in federal and states court and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the New York Division of Human Rights, and the New York Commission on Human Rights. In addition to litigation, Emily has represented clients in mediation and counseled employers regarding a variety of issues.

Emily continues her commitment to volunteerism by supporting a number of nonprofits serving the military and veteran communities.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Barrister

American Inns of Court, J. Clifford Wallace Chapter

2017-2019

Member

Military Spouse JD Network (MSJDN)

Member, Senior Leadership Council

United Through Reading (UTR)

Recognition

Recipient, Dean's Award for Outstanding Performance in Legislation

University of Miami School of Law

Recipient, H.O.P.E. (Pro Bono) Volunteer Service Award; H.O.P.E. Summer Fellowship

University of Miami School of Law

Recipient, Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service

Department of the Army

Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service

Department of the Army

2015, 2016

Education

  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2007
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2001

Bar Admission

New York
California
Florida
District of Columbia

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California