Emily is an associate in the firm’s Labor & Employment, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, and Higher Education practice groups. She practices out of the firm’s Richmond office.
Emily’s practice includes advising employers on compliance with state and federal employment law, representing employers before agencies, and developing customized employment contracts, workplace policies, and employee handbooks.
Emily is a valued member of the firm’s higher education practice. She has experience in litigation involving higher educational institutions, advising on higher education compliance measures, and guiding institutions through agency investigations. She partners with other members of the team to represent clients in court and in federal and state administrative proceedings.
Prior to law school, Emily earned an M.A. in Strategic Communications from Liberty University. Before becoming an attorney, she used her education in organizational communication and communication theory in the commercial insurance sales industry. She is experienced in public speaking and managing client relationships.
Emily earned her J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law. While in law school, she interned for the Hon. John T. Cook in the 24th Judicial Circuit of Virginia and for Lincoln Financial Group’s in-house counsel. Following law school, she clerked for the Hon. Robert J. Humphreys on the Court of Appeals of Virginia.
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April 13, 2023
What’s the Tea in L&E? Government Employers: Is it Free Speech or Just Freely Complaining?
April 10, 2023
What’s the Tea in L&E? Rap Music at Work: Motivation or Harassment?
March 29, 2023
FTC Proposes Rule Banning Non-Compete Clauses
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The Speak Out Act: What You Need To Know
December 28, 2022
VADA Annual Meeting | VADA – 2023 Annual Meeting – The Dos and Don’ts from the Perspective of Law Clerks
October 26, 2023
Virginia Compensation Board | Lawful Employment Training
May 10, 2023
Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police | FLSA, FMLA, & ADA Training
May 5, 2023
Richmond SHRM | You’re Keeping Your Lawyer Up at Night: Common Mistakes that Lead to Lawsuits
March 16, 2023
WRVB Welcomes Emily Kendall Chowhan to the Richmond Office
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