Emily Huggins Jones uses her significant environmental litigation and trial experience, combined with her background in environmental compliance, to advise clients in the chemical, steel, oil and gas and maritime industries as well as to counsel ship-owners’ trade associations.
Her environmental litigation experience includes toxic tort, product liability and maritime litigation matters. She also counsels clients on a full range of environmental compliance matters involving the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, RCRA, TSCA, EPCRA and Department of Transportation regulations and state environmental laws.
She is the President and Immediate Past Secretary for DANCECleveland and a member of the board of The Centers for Families and Children. Emily is the current Cleveland office chair for the firm’s Women’s Enterprise. She has also held a number of positions in the DRI Women in the Law Committee, including Expert Witness Subcommittee vice chair and Corporate Counsel Coordination vice chair, and has served as a state marketing representative for the DRI Sharing Success Seminar. She is the former chair of the Environmental Law Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. Her professional memberships include the American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Maritime Association of the United States and the Ohio Oil & Gas Association.
She was selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star for Environmental Litigation from 2012-16 and is a recipient of the YWCA Women of Professional Excellence Award. While in law school she served as executive editor of the Journal of Legislation.