Emma Jewell is an attorney in the firm’s litigation practice. She specializes in claims involving restrictive covenants, trade secrets and other intellectual property, business torts, contract actions, class action defense, and issues involving the insurance industry and sales practices.
Emma represents large and small businesses, insurers, and individuals in complex commercial disputes. Emma routinely counsels clients pre-suit to identify, analyze, and manage litigation risk and exposure. Her practice involves all aspects of litigation including discovery, motion practice, trial and appeal, as well as arbitration and mediation. Emma’s work on behalf of clients has included taking and defending depositions, arguing motions, advocating in mediation, negotiating settlements, and second chairing an arbitration hearing. Emma has particularly robust experience at the appellate level, including a successful argument before the Wisconsin Supreme Court and opposing a petition for certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.
Emma maintains a dedicated pro bono practice including representing clients in post-conviction and federal habeas proceedings.
Prior to joining the firm, Emma was a legal extern for the Wisconsin Department of Justice – Office of the Solicitor General. While in law school, Emma also interned for Judge William M. Conley, U.S. District Court Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin.