Emily Westfall’s practice includes defending and counseling clients in a range of matters, including products liability, complex tort, employment, commercial, privacy, and class action matters. Emily is also well-versed in regulatory, corporate, and transactional matters. She has prior experience in-house at an academic medical center and a biopharmaceutical company.
Emily is also committed to serving the community through pro bono work. In the past she has counseled parents of children with special needs and won a resentencing hearing for a criminal defendant unconstitutionally mandatorily sentenced to life without parole as a juvenile. Emily currently works on pro bono projects through the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Justice and Diversity Center and serves on the Queen’s Bench Amicus Brief Committee.
Emily received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Kansas State University and her J.D. from Boston University School of Law. During law school, Emily authored an amicus curiae brief on behalf of a client to the United States Supreme Court in the landmark individual mandate case Department of Health & Human Services v. State of Florida.
Outside of work, Emily is an avid runner. She has completed the San Francisco Marathon and the San Diego Rock n Roll Marathon.