Emily is an attorney of the firm’s Municipal Department, with an emphasis on land use and telecommunications matters. Prior to joining Ogden Murphy Wallace, Emily worked for a local land use law firm. While in law school, she was an extern with the Seattle City Attorney’s Office in the Land Use Group and was a summer associate for Short Cressman Burgess. Emily’s practice focuses on permitting, entitlements and enforcement actions, administrative hearings, drafting and negotiating franchises and leases, as well as a full range of municipal issues including public law and procedure, management and operational issues, and related litigation.

Emily received a B.S. in Political Science from the University of Oregon and her J.D. from Seattle University School of Law.

Practice Areas

Association Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys


  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law, 2017
  • B.S., University of Oregon, Political Science, 2012

Speaking Engagements

  • Co-Presenter, “Telecom Legal Update 2019,” Washington Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors, May 2019
  • Co-Presenter, "FCC New Small Cell Order & What It Means for Washington Cities," OMW Webinar, October 2018


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