Emily Wood grew up in Asheville, North Carolina and then attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Emily graduated suma cum laude and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society.

Emily worked at the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) in the Antitrust Division as a paralegal specialist in Telecommunications and Media Enforcement. Afterwards, Emily was an analyst on the Anti-Money Laundering Team in Financial Crime Compliance at Goldmans Sachs & Co.

After her first year at Georgetown Law, Emily returned to DOJ where she worked in the Antitrust Division as a legal intern in the Transportation, Energy, Agriculture Section. In the Fall of 2019, Emily served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Emily is a staff editor on the American Criminal Law Review. In the summer of 2020, Emily will work for WilmerHale in Denver, Colorado.

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. Political Science & B.A. Global Studies, December 2015

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. Candidate, Expected May 2021