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North Carolina

New York


Columbia University, J.D., 2015; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Journal of Law and Social Problems, Digital Editor

The College of William & Mary, B.A., cum laude, 2012


Emily Schultz is an experienced class action and complex commercial disputes litigator. She has defended numerous companies and financial institutions facing putative class actions for alleged violations of federal securities laws; represented major clients in complex commercial disputes and federal antitrust litigation; and counseled clients through high-stakes DOJ, SEC and internal investigations. Emily’s strengths include her ability to efficiently manage massive fact-finding projects by leveraging cutting-edge technology and creative problem-solving.

Additionally, Emily has represented pro bono clients in diverse litigation proceedings, including representing separated families detained at the southern border seeking asylum and representing current and former inmates in a civil rights class action regarding unconstitutional and inhumane prison conditions.

Prior to joining Robinson Bradshaw, Emily was an attorney at Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York City. 

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Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Member, 2021-present
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Pathfinder, 2023

Community Affiliations

  • Friends of William & Mary Rowing, Board Member, President, 2022
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