Credentials: J.D., Yale Law School B.S., Georgetown University
Position title: SDRI Staff Attorney
Emily Lau is a Staff Attorney with the State Democracy Research Initiative.
She joins the Initiative after earning her law degree from Yale Law School. While in law school, Emily was an intern at the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office in the Complex and Affirmative Litigation Team and a student in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project clinic, helping the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office litigate cases under the California Unfair Competition Law. She was also an editor on the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism and a member of the First Generation Professionals board.
Before law school, Emily worked in the California Governor’s Office in the Brown and Newsom administrations.