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.
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