Emily Chase-Sosnoff

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Emily Chase-Sosnoff is an associate in the firm's Litigation practice group.  Her legal interests include education law, employment law and torts.  Currently, she is involved with the representation of a creditor in a bankruptcy proceeding and litigation on behalf of a school district in employment and civil rights matters. 

Emily received her undergraduate degree in Political Science with Honors from The University of Chicago and studied Mandarin at Peking University in Beijing, China through the Columbia University Summer Language Program. She received her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she attended as an Honors Scholar and served as Notes and Comments Editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review .  She was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and achieved recognition and awards in advocacy competitions including the National Appellate Advocacy Competition, where she won Best Advocate at the San Francisco Regional in March 2012, and the National Moot Court Competition, where she was a Regional Finalist in November 2012 and National Quarterfinalist in January 2013. She also received the CALI Award for highest grade in Torts, Legal Writing I and II, Pretrial Litigation, Constitutional Law & Religion, Law & Psychology, and School Law.  


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2013, cum laude; Honors Scholar; Notes and Comments Editor, Chicago-Kent Law Review; CALI Award; Moot Court Honor Society, Exec. Board Member; Regional Finalist, Nov. 2012, National Quarterfinalist, Jan. 2013, National Moot Court Competition
  • The University of Chicago, B.A. with Honors in Political Science, 2010, Honors Thesis, What Happened to Chinese Democracy? An Analysis of Political Participation Between 1989 and Today
  • Columbia University, Summer Language Program at Peking University, Beijing, China, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico

Practice Areas



  • State Bar of New Mexico



Articles & Presentations

  • Domestic Violence and Electronic Communications: What Employers Need to Know, The Non-Profit HR Group, Albuquerque, NM, December, 2015
  • "The Nursing Standard of Care in Illinois: Rethinking the Wingo Exception in the Wake of Sullivan v. Edward Hospital," Chicago-Kent Law Review, Student Note, Fall 2012