Emily Kirby joined the firm’s corporate practice after serving as in-house counsel to a mid-size startup in the beauty and wellness industry, and prior to that, in the legal department of a media company. Emily concentrates her practice representing clients in corporate, intellectual property, franchising, licensing, commercial transactions, and employment matters. As a former litigator, she understands how proactive lawyering can help clients avoid costly mistakes.
Emily is a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law. She also holds a M.P.P. from Duke University and a B.A. from Williams College. Prior to attending law school, Emily served in various functions on state and national political campaigns.
When not working, Emily can be found spending time with her family and exploring North Carolina’s outdoors, music, and local breweries.