Emily M. Knight
Ms. Knight is an Associate in the Firm’s Securities Law, White Collar & Investigations, and Business Litigation & Arbitration Practice Groups.
Ms. Knight’s professional experience includes arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, broker-dealer compliance, commercial litigation, government and regulatory investigations, and securities litigation in both state and federal courts. Prior to her current position, Ms. Knight served as an intern at the Firm during the Summer of 2019.
During law school, Ms. Knight was a research editor for the Hofstra Law Review, co-authored an article for the New York Law Journal examining insider trading penalties, and published her Note discussing Blockchain litigation in the Hofstra Law Review. Ms. Knight also represented indigent defendants in district court during her time in Hofstra’s Criminal Justice Clinic.
In addition to her current areas of practice, Ms. Knight’s professional interests includes Blockchain litigation and compliance.
Emily Knight, Note, Blockchain Jenga: The Challenges of Blockchain Discovery and Admissibility Under the Federal Rules, 48 HOFSTRA L. REV. (Winter 2019).
J. Scott Colesanti and Emily Knight, Taking Late Hits and Shooting Par: Insider Trading and Two Athletes, N.Y. L. J., Jan. 18. 2019.
Hofstra University School of Law (J.D. 2020, cum laude)
* CALI Excellence Awards: Legal Analysis Writing and Research II & Global Compliance in the Digital Age
* Public Service Award, Bronze Medal Recipient
Manhattan College (B.A. 2017, cum laude)