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Emily Wang

Emily  Y. Wang

Biography

Emily Y. Wang is a Senior Associate with Rutherford & Christie in Atlanta, Georgia. She practices civil defense litigation, in both state and federal courts, including pro hac vice appearances across the country, focusing on premises liability, trucking, catastrophic claims, dram shop liability, employment, construction liability, wrongful death, products liability, automobile liability, and workers’ compensation.

Emily earned her B.S., cum laude, at Emory University in Neuroscience Behavioral Biology and English in 2012.  She received her J.D., and Health Law Certificate, from Georgia State University Law School in 2015. After graduating in the top third of her law school class, Emily began her legal career with Rutherford & Christie and has practiced here ever since.

Emily’s practice includes defending individuals, restaurants and quick-service restaurants, department stores and retailers, general and subcontractors, janitorial service providers, corporations, and insurance companies against varying claims, from the investigation phase through discovery and trial. Emily seeks creative solutions to assist clients in resolving claims quickly and efficiently.

Emily is admitted to practice law in State and Superior Courts across Georgia, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Georgia and in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.  Emily is also admitted in front of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Practice Areas

  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Catastrophic Liability
  • Trucking
  • Premises Liability 
  • Negligent Security Liability
  • Construction liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Indemnity, Breach of Contract, and Third-Party Liability
  • Automobile Liability
  • Workers’ Compensation

Education & Bar Admissions

  • J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, 2015
  • B.S., cum laude, Emory University, 2012
  • Neuroscience Behavioral Biology and English
  • Georgia State and Superior Courts, 2015
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2015
  • Georgia Supreme Court, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2018

Memberships &  Awards

  • Georgia State Bar
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
Emily Wang

Emily  Y. Wang

Biography

Emily Y. Wang is a Senior Associate with Rutherford & Christie in Atlanta, Georgia. She practices civil defense litigation, in both state and federal courts, including pro hac vice appearances across the country, focusing on premises liability, trucking, catastrophic claims, dram shop liability, employment, construction liability, wrongful death, products liability, automobile liability, and workers’ compensation.

Emily earned her B.S., cum laude, at Emory University in Neuroscience Behavioral Biology and English in 2012.  She received her J.D., and Health Law Certificate, from Georgia State University Law School in 2015. After graduating in the top third of her law school class, Emily began her legal career with Rutherford & Christie and has practiced here ever since.

Emily’s practice includes defending individuals, restaurants and quick-service restaurants, department stores and retailers, general and subcontractors, janitorial service providers, corporations, and insurance companies against varying claims, from the investigation phase through discovery and trial. Emily seeks creative solutions to assist clients in resolving claims quickly and efficiently.

Emily is admitted to practice law in State and Superior Courts across Georgia, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Georgia and in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.  Emily is also admitted in front of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Practice Areas

  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Catastrophic Liability
  • Trucking
  • Premises Liability 
  • Negligent Security Liability
  • Construction liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Indemnity, Breach of Contract, and Third-Party Liability
  • Automobile Liability
  • Workers’ Compensation

Education & Bar Admissions

  • J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, 2015
  • B.S., cum laude, Emory University, 2012
  • Neuroscience Behavioral Biology and English
  • Georgia State and Superior Courts, 2015
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2015
  • Georgia Supreme Court, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2018

Memberships &  Awards

  • Georgia State Bar
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

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