Emily Huggins Jones uses her significant litigation and trial experience, combined with her background in compliance, to advise clients in the maritime, renewable energy, chemical, manufacturing, electronics, and oil and gas industries.
Her litigation experience includes maritime litigation, as well as toxic tort and product liability cases. She serves as outside general counsel to several maritime companies, advising on the full spectrum of marine legal issues. She also provides counseling in connection with mergers and acquisitions, as well as financing transactions, and counsels clients on a full range of maritime and environmental compliance matters involving the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, RCRA, TSCA, EPCRA, Departments of Transportation, Energy and Interior regulations, as well as state and local regulatory requirements.
She serves on the Board of The Centers for Families and Children and the Board of DANCECleveland. Emily is the current Cleveland office chair for the firm’s Women’s Enterprise. 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 Law Association of the United States, the American Wind Energy Association and the Business Network for Offshore Wind.
She was selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star for Environmental Litigation from 2012 to 2018, and selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America. She is a recipient of the YWCA Women of Professional Excellence Award.