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Emily H. Quan

Partner

Emily Quan devotes her practice to civil litigation with an emphasis on catastrophic injury, transportation, hospitality, product liability, professional liability, healthcare, construction, and premises liability. Licensed to practice in Georgia and Arkansas, Emily has advised clients and litigated cases all over the country, including in California, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, North Carolina, Iowa, Washington, D.C., New York, and Rhode Island.  

Recognized as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2018, 2019, and 2020, Emily has extensive experience in state, federal, and appellate courts across the United States. Her recent jury trials have included a broad range of complex legal issues, including labor and employment, professional negligence, premises liability, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and severe emotional/mental injury claims.  

Education

Pepperdine University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2009

Emory University, J.D., 2013
Executive Administrative Editor, Emory International Law Review

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Arkansas
  • Georgia Court of Appeals

Representative Experience

Assisting in defense of multiple national transportation companies in federal and state court cases arising out of catastrophic commercial motor vehicle and common carrier accidents.

Obtained defense verdict on behalf of physician and her practice in a six-day jury trial on terminal cancer patient’s failure-to-diagnose and misdiagnosis claims.

Obtained defense verdict on behalf of surgeon – and successfully dismissed the plaintiff’s appeal of same – following a five-day jury trial in a plaintiff-friendly jurisdiction on wrongful death and medical negligence claims.

Obtained defense verdict on behalf of client corporation in a five-day jury trial in federal court on Title VII workplace retaliation claims.

Awards & Recognitions

Super Lawyers Magazine, Georgia Rising Stars List, Civil Litigation Defense (2018-2020)

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association

Arkansas Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association