Emily is a 2L student and a member of Cohort 6 in the Business Law Scholars program. Emily aims to work for a large law firm following graduation and is interested in international trade, litigation, cross-border M&A, and business immigration. She is a Staff Editor on the Georgetown Journal of International Law, a Human Rights Associate, and a Research Assistant for Professor Kathleen Claussen. Emily is excited to delve further into the intersection of law and international business.

Emily is also passionate about immigration law and a board member on the Immigration Law Students Association and the Georgetown chapter of the International Refugee Assistance Project. In January 2023, she spent a week at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas through the Human Rights Institute to help prepare women asylum seekers for their credible fear interviews. Emily has translated court filings from Spanish to English for student attorneys at the Center for Applied Legal Studies. She regularly volunteers her time at the Migrant Solidarity Mutual Aid Network to help asylum seekers complete their asylum applications and has volunteered with other local organizations including Ayuda and CASA de Maryland.


Emily graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University with a double major in International Relations and Spanish with a minor in Arabic. At Tufts, Emily was an active participant in different student organizations including Tufts International Development and taught citizenship classes on Saturday mornings with Tufts Teach-in CORES. Through the organization Paper Airplanes, she tutored a Syrian student in English for several years. Emily interned at non-profit organizations such as Education for Employment, Rian Immigrant Center, and the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations. She studied abroad in Havana, Cuba and wrote a senior thesis on the legacy of the “wet foot, dry foot” policy for Cuban migrants.
After graduating from Tufts, Emily spent a year volunteering at Project Citizenship in Boston where she aided naturalization applicants in completing N-400 and I-912 USCIS forms while working as a cashier at Whole Foods. Over the past summer, Emily interned with the Immigration Legal Services team at Catholic Charities in Washington, D.C. While there, she provided assistance to clients seeking different forms of immigration relief by drafting affidavits in Spanish and conducting country conditions research.

Beyond Law School

Emily is from Wilton, Connecticut. She enjoys learning languages, watching foreign soap operas, and playing with her cat Karol (affectionately named after her favorite singer, Karol G). Emily is fluent in Spanish and speaks intermediate level Arabic and Portuguese.

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Tufts University, BA International Relations and Spanish, summa cum laude, 2021

Georgetown Law, JD, expected 2025