Emily Shoda advises and represents management in a broad range of employment matters. A large part of her practice is devoted to advising employers on difficult employment issues related to reductions-in-force and other business restructuring and downsizing matters. Emily also regularly defends single-plaintiff employment cases brought in federal and state courts as well as claims involving employment discrimination, retaliation and harassment before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as well as many state agencies. During law school, Emily received multiple oral advocacy awards and was a judicial extern for Hon. Pham, Western, U.
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Emily also works on immigration matters, assisting individuals in gaining and maintaining status in the United States through employment-based and family-based petitions. Emily graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law. During her time at Maine Law, Emily focused on gaining practical experience through working as a student attorney in the Refugee and Human Rights Clinic, where she represented clients in affirmative applications for various immigration benefits as well as defensively in the Boston Immigration Court. She was also part of a coalition that worked to successfully pass legislation to benefit special immigrant juveniles in Maine, and she travelled to Laredo, Texas on numerous occasions to assist immigrants detained at the southern border. In the summer following her first year of law school, Emily received a Maine Association for Public Interest Law Fellowship, which allowed her to complete an immigration policy internship with the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.
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Emily Gremillion attended school at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in From there, she resumed her education at Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, where she also graduated summa cum laude in Shelly has since been appointed to assume a federal judgeship in the Middle District of Louisiana.