Emma Notis-McConarty focuses her practice on government and internal investigations as well as complex civil litigation. She has experience drafting at every stage of litigation, including the Supreme Court, and has overseen investigative fact development for high-profile allegations of serious wrongdoing. Emma maintains an active pro bono practice, representing victims of sex trafficking and working to ensure that all United States residents are treated fairly under the law.
Prior to joining the firm, Emma clerked for the Honorable Thomas P. Griesa in the Southern District of New York. During law school, Emma served as an Executive Editor of the Michigan Law Review, represented clients with the Civil-Criminal Litigation Clinic, and supported the legal team representing the DeBoer plaintiffs in the landmark Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges.
- Member of team conducting high-profile independent investigation into abuse of athletes within a national sports organization;
- Prepared mediation statement to resolve contract dispute involving IP;
- Defending investment firm in SEC investigation into allegations of improper trading: internal investigation, conducted witness interviews, and presented findings to SEC;
- Drafted amicus brief at the Supreme Court regarding due process violations stemming from Eleventh Circuit procedural rule;
- Briefed cutting-edge privacy law issues on invitation of the First Circuit;
- Represented clients in multiple successful Massachusetts probate court cases; and
- Represents young women who were trafficked on Backpage.com in their efforts to hold the website accountable for their harm.
- JD, cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 2016; Executive Editor, Michigan Law Review
- AB (History), Harvard College, 2011
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2016
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2018
- U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2018