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Emily Maxim Lamm is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Her practice focuses on employment litigation, counseling, and investigations. Emily has substantial expertise advising companies on regulatory compliance with the legal and policy developments surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies across the employment lifecycle. Emily has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for Labor and Employment Law – Management.
Leveraging her deep knowledge of rapidly evolving AI-related frameworks, Emily helps companies develop a strategic and practical approach to crafting and implementing policies, processes, and legal risk mitigation strategies. She has advised developers and deployers regarding compliance with New York City’s Local Law 144, the Illinois AI Video Interview Act, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and other federal, state, and international data protection and employment laws. Emily is a thought leader in this space, regularly speaking and writing on AI issues in employment.
Emily also has extensive experience assisting clients in drafting employee handbooks and policies, conducting compliance audits and workplace investigations, navigating state and federal agency investigations, and advising clients on a variety of employment-related issues, including pay equity and DEI initiatives.
Emily is a member of the Associates Committee and co-chairs both the LGBTQ+ Subcommittee and Women’s Subcommittee in the Washington, D.C. office, is an associate trustee for the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, and is a co-chair of the Associates Committee of the D.C. Chapter of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law. Emily was selected as a member of Law360’s 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Editorial Advisory Board and maintains an active pro bono practice focused on LGBTQ+ issues.
Emily graduated Order of the Coif from Vanderbilt Law School in 2019, where she served as the managing editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review. During law school, she was awarded the Lightfoot, Franklin & White Award for Best Appellate Brief, received the Scholastic Excellence Award in Employment Discrimination Law, and won the LGBT Bar Association’s Michael Greenberg Writing Competition. In 2016, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, in Biology from Denison University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in her junior year. Emily was awarded the Denison University President’s Medal and the James T. Glerum Jr. Presidential Top Student Athlete Award as a member of the Cross Country and Track and Field teams.
Emily is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the American Bar Association. Emily holds a certificate on Artificial Intelligence for Decision Making from Wharton.
Selected Speaking Engagements and Publications on AI and Emerging Technology:
Vanderbilt University - 2019 Juris Doctor
Denison University - 2016 Bachelor of Science
District of Columbia Bar