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Emily Riff is an associate in the Denver office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She practices with the firm’s Litigation Department where she focuses on complex civil, antitrust, appellate, and constitutional litigation.
Ms. Riff has represented companies in significant litigation matters, including:
In addition, Ms. Riff maintains an active pro bono practice. Ms. Riff represented a not-for-profit media organization before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in connection with bringing a First Amendment challenge seeking to unseal contempt proceedings. Ms. Riff also represented a women’s health organization in an appeal to the United States Supreme Court.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Riff served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul J. Watford of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Ms. Riff graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law where she served as Notes Development Editor on the Virginia Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.
Before law school, Ms. Riff worked for a Member of the United States Senate and a Member of the United States House of Representatives. Ms. Riff received her B.A. with high honors in government from Smith College where she was elected Phi Beta Kappa.
Ms. Riff is admitted to practice in the State of Colorado. Ms. Riff is a member of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association.
University of Virginia - 2016 Juris Doctor
Smith College - 2008 Bachelor of Arts