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Emily Fons

Emily K. Fons

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Emily Fons

Emily has a comprehensive transactional practice and regularly advises clients on general corporate matters including business planning, risk management, and reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. She focuses on drafting commercial agreements for the manufacture, sale and purchase of products and services, distribution and supply contracts, joint ventures, confidentiality agreements, warranty programs, terms and conditions of sale, and other agreements necessary for the day-to-day operation of her clients.  Additionally, she has experience advising and assisting clients in obtaining women-owned and minority-owned business certifications. Emily works with both public and privately held companies in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, service, and technology.

In the area of antitrust law, Emily assists clients with antitrust counseling and merger-related antitrust matters, including Hart-Scott-Rodino Act filings. Emily has significant experience on a range of antitrust issues including drafting and enforcing minimum advertised pricing and minimum resale price policies, reviewing commercial agreements for antitrust risk, and counseling clients on interactions with competitors, suppliers, dealers, and distributors. She also has trained clients on the pitfalls of antitrust law in day-to-day operations, particularly highlighting the Robinson-Patman Act’s applicability to discounts and rebates. Emily also frequently represents clients in obtaining merger clearance and has successfully represented clients before the Department of Justice Antitrust Division in merger investigations.

Emily is committed to helping others through her pro bono efforts. She has partnered with Sojourner Family Peace Center, where she successfully represented dozens of individuals seeking restraining orders against domestic abusers.

Court Admissions

United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
Milwaukee Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin


Sojourner Family Peace Center – Board Member

Domestic Abuse Injunction Lawyer-for-a-Day Project – Volunteer

Marquette University College of Business Administration Mentor Program – Mentor


Honored as one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 (2019)

Recognized by the American City Business Journals’ National Influencers in Law (2019)

State Bar of Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society – Member

Recognized by Super Lawyers as a Wisconsin Rising Star (2020 - present)

Honored as Legal Innovator by State Bar of Wisconsin (2020)

Community Involvement Award, Association of Women Lawyers (2022)

Recognized by Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” (Antitrust, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2023)


Juris Doctor, University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Bachelor of Science, Finance, Marquette University

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Suite 1800
Milwaukee, WI
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