Emily Powers represents both public and private companies on transactional law matters, including formation, governance, and mergers and acquisitions. She first joined WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2020.

Before joining WilmerHale, Ms. Powers served as a judicial intern for Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell of the US District Court for the District of Columbia, and she worked in the US Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division as both a legal intern and a paralegal specialist. She was also a financial crime compliance analyst at Goldman Sachs, where she focused on anti–money laundering risks and due diligence.

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  • Education

    • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2021

      cum laude dean’s list, Business Law Scholar Senior Editor, American Criminal Law Review’s Annual Survey of White Collar Crime
    • BA, Political Science and Global Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015

      phi beta kappa, graduated with highest distinction minor in philosophy
  • Admissions

    • Colorado



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