Varnum attorney Jailah Emerson was recently elected to the Board of Directors for Wayne Region Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM).
Emerson, who previously served as Director of Programming for the organization, is an associate attorney on Varnum’s Litigation and Trial Practice Team. Her practice is primarily focused on complex commercial litigation, family law, tax and insolvency litigation. She assists clients in a wide variety of matters, ranging from standard breach of contract claims to complex real estate disputes.
Prior to her employment at Varnum, Emerson served as a legal intern at the U.S. Dept. of Justice and in the general counsel office of DTE. She also served as a legal extern to the Honorable Victoria A. Roberts of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. She graduated cum laude from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University.
WLAM was founded in 1919 to advance the interest of women members of the legal profession. Its mission is to secure the full and equal participation of women in the legal profession in furtherance of a just society. WLAM Wayne Region serves women attorneys in Monroe and Wayne counties.