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Emma is an associate in Reed Smith's IP, Tech & Data group. Prior to joining the firm, Emma was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Zachary J. Hawthorn. She has experience with researching and drafting orders, memorandums, and reports and recommendations regarding constitutional and/or federal law violations. She also has experience with document review and recommending final disposition of discovery and other pre-trial motions.


  • South Texas College of Law, 2018, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Texas at Austin, 2014, B.S.

  • Texas

  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas

  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property Inn of Court

  • Judge Zachary J. Hawthorn, Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont division, 27 August 2018 to 23 August 2019