Emily E Town

Emily E. Town

Professor of Law
Program: HR Law

Emily Town has extensive experience in all aspects of employment litigation including the representation of employees, employers, and labor unions. She has presented on various employment topics. Her presentations include, “A View from the Other Side of the Bench: Practical Tips for Effective Employment Law Practice in the Western District of Pa.,” and “Same Sex Marriage and LGBT Discrimination in Employment Law: Where are We Now?” She has been a contributing author on Employee Benefits Law Third Edition, 2014 Cumulative Supplement and 2013 Cumulative Supplement.

Professor Town formerly worked as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Arthur J. Schwab, judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. She has also been an adjunct professor for the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Unemployment Compensation Practicum.

Professor Town earned her BA in justice at American University and her JD, cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review. She is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), and the Western Pennsylvania Employment Lawyers Association (WPELA).

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of Western Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Practice Areas

  • Labor & Employment
  • Employment Litigation