Emily Green is an associate with the firm who handles a variety of litigation matters. Her primary focus is on employment matters, such as trade-secrets disputes, non-compete cases, and disputes arising under federal employment law. She also draws on the her past experience working in the banking industry in representing the firm’s financial services clients.
Emily obtained her Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University in 2017. As a law student, she served as Managing Editor of the Oklahoma City Law Review, and held membership in several organizations, including Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inn of Court, American Association for Justice (AAJ), Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity, and Black Law Students Association (BLSA). Recently, Emily helped secure a spot for the BLSA Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Team in the National competition, making history for her law school. Emily was the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, including The Order of Barristers; the McAfee & Taft Outstanding Trial Advocate Award; the Pro Bono and Public Interest Law Exceptional Service Award, and the Oklahoma City Association of Black Lawyers Scholarship Award.
During law school, Emily completed an externship with the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma, where she assisted with projects relating to the First Amendment, sentencing guidelines, and civil asset forfeitures. She also partook in various summer-associate programs in both Dallas and Oklahoma City, where she gained valuable experience in a variety of legal matters.
Prior to attending law school, Emily received her bachelor’s degree in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma. She worked three years in Human Resources for Chesapeake Energy and four years in banking for J.P. Morgan Chase Bank. While at Chase bank, she obtained her Series 6 and 63 FINRA certifications.
Outside of school and work, Emily has been active in the community with mentoring children and young adults, feeding the homeless, and educating 8th-grade students on the effects of drug and alcohol dependency. Emily also serves on the advisory board for Martha’s Heart Ministries—a program designed to help assist women who phase out of foster care.
- Note, Finding a Balance Between Hiring Ex-Offenders and Protecting Private Employers in Oklahoma— The Need to Reform the Negligent-Hiring Standard, Enact a Fair-Chance Policy, and Establish a Statutory Presumption Against Negligent Hiring, 41 OKLA. CITY U. L. REV. 439 (2016).
- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
- Habitat for Humanities
- Salvation Army
- REACH Ministries
- OU Big Brother/Big Sisters
- Martha’s Heart Ministries
- Dare to Hope Mentor Program
- Feed the Homeless (COFC Church)
- Operational Blue-Skyline Urban Ministries