Emily S. Summit

Senior Associate

Emily Summit focuses her practice on complex litigation matters. Before joining the firm, she clerked for the Honorable Jeffrey R. Howard of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the Honorable F. Dennis Saylor IV of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts. 

During law school, Ms. Summit externed for the Public Defender Division of the Committee for Public Counsel Services and taught for the Cornell Prison Education Program. She was also a judicial intern for the Honorable Indira Talwani of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts and a summer associate at another international law firm.


  • Education

    • JD, Cornell Law School, 2020

      Order of the Coif, magna cum laude

      Cornell Law Review, Executive Editor

      Second place Fraser Prize for Superior Achievements in Scholarship

    • BA, Economics, Georgetown University, 2014

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Jeffrey R. Howard, US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2021 - 2022

    • The Hon. F. Dennis Saylor IV, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2020 - 2021



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