Emily M. Rector


When the stakes are high, Emily Rector’s clients depend on her to vigorously defend them through litigation. Emily’s experiences as a law clerk in federal court—at both the trial and appellate level—as well as her years at a global law firm, help her advise clients when they are faced with costly and stressful litigation. Emily has substantial experience in shareholder and securities litigation, and her diverse practice includes defending clients in complex commercial matters. Emily’s clients appreciate having her on their team, a dedicated and driven litigator vested in their success.


Licensed In

  • West Virginia
  • Ohio


  • J.D. Cornell Law School
  • B.A. University of Charleston


  • Women’s Energy Network – West Virginia Chapter
  • Member, Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Monongalia County Bar Association
  • CALI Award in Constitutional Law
  • Fredric H. Weisberg Prize for Constitutional Law
  • Articles Editor, Cornell Law Review
  • Myron C. Taylor Scholar

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