Emily Andersen focuses her practice on complex litigation matters. Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Andersen clerked for the Honorable M. Page Kelley of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Ms. Andersen previously clerked for the Honorable Rya W. Zobel and the Honorable Allison D. Burroughs of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Before completing her clerkships, Ms. Andersen was a litigation associate at another law firm in Boston. While pursuing her legal education, Ms. Andersen was managing editor for the Boston College Law Review. She also completed a judicial internship for the Honorable F. Dennis Saylor IV of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Ms. Andersen was previously a legal intern for the Cyberlaw Clinic at the Harvard Law School Berkman Klein Center and a project coordinator at the Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication. She also worked as a library assistant for Harvard Library’s Information and Technical Services. 

Experience

  • Over the course of her career, Ms. Andersen has represented clients in a variety of matters. Some of her experience includes:

    • False Claims Act Matters
      • Represented global biopharmaceutical company in qui tam action.
      • Represented major pharmaceutical companies in large, multi-year federal investigations involving sales and marketing practices.
    • Investigations and Compliance Assessments
      • Assisted in internal investigations regarding commercial business practices.
      • Represented individual in Department of Justice investigation involving healthcare fraud and commercial business practices.

Recognition

  • Recognized as a "Rising Star" in the 2019 edition of Massachusetts Super Lawyers.

Credentials

  • Education

    • JD, Boston College Law School, 2016

      magna cum laude

      Order of the Coif

      Managing Editor, Boston College Law Review

    • MS, Library Studies, Simmons College, 2010

    • MA, English, Boston College, 2009

    • BA, International Studies, Kenyon College, 2001

      cum laude
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. M. Page Kelley, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2021 - 2022

    • The Hon. Rya W. Zobel, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2021

    • The Hon. Allison Burroughs, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2019 - 2021

Credentials