Fight for the things that you care about,
but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.
– Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Emily is an associate attorney at Bercow Radell Fernandez & Larkin focusing on land use and zoning matters.
As a Miami native, Emily is passionate about her home town. Before law school, Emily majored in business management and minored in ecosystem science and policy with the goal of merging these two areas in her legal career.
In law school, she focused on oral advocacy and local government law. Emily volunteered for the University of Miami School of Law Environmental Justice Clinic, which exposed her to Miami’s unique landscape and politics. Pursuing her interests, she served as a Summer Public Interest Fellow with the City of Miami Beach City Attorney’s Office. To further hone her writing and analytical skills, Emily was a judicial intern with the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in the Honorable Adalberto Jordan’s chambers.
Emily has accumulated several honors, including a Dean’s Merit Scholarship 2014-2017; the Center for Ethics and Public Service Catsman Fellowship in 2016; and HOPE Summer Public Interest Fellowships in 2015 and 2016. She was the Executive Editor of the Inter-American Law Review, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Environmental Law Society, a member of the Society of Bar & Gavel and a Student Ambassador.
In 2020, Emily was recognized as the Cuban American Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Member of the Year.