“I like problem-solving—the process of learning about each client’s unique circumstances and goals and figuring out how to meet them.”
Emily is an attorney concentrating her practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, and the representation of tax-exempt organizations. As a member of Obermayer’s Trusts & Estates Department, Emily assists clients with estate planning by drafting wills, trusts, financial powers of attorney, and healthcare powers of attorney.
Emily assists with a range of estate and trust administration matters, including settlement agreements, Orphans’ Court petitions, and fiduciary litigation.
Emily also assists with the representation of tax-exempt organizations. These representations include drafting formation documents and completing applications for both state and federal tax exemption. For example, Emily helped complete the lengthy IRS Form 1023 for a newly-formed foundation.
In her spare time, Emily likes hiking, biking, boating, and vegetable gardening. Before becoming a lawyer, she earned a master’s degree in art and architectural history and worked in museums. She loves visiting museums and notable architecture. She is also an avid photographer.
While in law school, Emily served as a legal intern for the Delaware River Basin Commission. She was an associate editor of the Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, in which she published a policy note.
Before law school, Emily worked in the curatorial departments of several museums, including The Barnes Foundation and Portland Museum of Art in Maine.
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