An associate at Groom, Emily Gerard assists attorneys and clients of the firm across a variety of tax, health, and fiduciary matters relating to retirement and health plans. Prior to joining the firm, she was a summer associate at Groom before entering her final year of law school.

Emily received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. While at UVA, she was a Research Assistant for Professor R. Bonnie, the Harrison Foundation Professor of Medicine and Law Emeritus at UVA, an extern at the Office of University Counsel at the University of Virginia, and was on the editorial board for the University of Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law. Emily was also a law clerk for the Federation of State Medical Boards and co-authored an article on state medical board regulation of physician misconduct with several of her colleagues, published in the St. Louis University Journal of Health Law and Policy.

Her legal studies and career were preceded by a teaching career in classical education. After receiving her B.A. from Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts, Emily taught Moral Philosophy at Temecula Preparatory School, in Winchester, California, and Latin, Rhetoric and American Government at Logos Academy, in York, Pennsylvania. At Logos, Emily also served as an advisor to Logos Academy’s first graduating class, all of whom were first-generation college students.

Emily then received her Master’s degree in Government from The Johns Hopkins University, earning honors for her thesis. The professors at Hopkins inspired her to apply for law school.

In her free time, Emily enjoys doing anything imaginable outdoors, as well as travel, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Previous Experience

  • Law Clerk, The Federation of State Medical Boards

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