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McGavin, Boyce, Bardot, Thorsen, & Katz, PC Tel: 703.385.1000
Fax: 703.385.1555
9990 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 400
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
 
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Emily Blake

Associate

Fax: 703.385.1555

Summary

Emily Blake is an associate at McGavin, Boyce, Bardot, Thorsen & Katz, P.C. Emily focuses primarily on the defense of individuals, companies, and governmental entities in claims of personal injury and property damage, regardless of the theory of recovery. Ms. Blake also has experience litigating employment law matters, including claims of discrimination, claims involving business torts, and breach of contract claims.

In addition, Ms. Blake clerked for the Honorable John M. Tran in Fairfax County Circuit Court, gaining experience in various types of civil matters.

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Education

  • Undergraduate: University of South Carolina, B.A., International Studies, summa cum laude, 2012
  • Graduate: The George Washington Law School, J.D., 2016
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Bar & Court Admissions

  • Virginia Supreme Court (2016)
  • Maryland Court of Appeals (2017)
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia (2017)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland (2018)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia (2018)
  • U.S. Circuit Court, Fourth Circuit (2021)
  • U.S. Circuit Court, Circuit for the District of Columbia (2022)
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Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Virginia State Bar (2016 – present)
  • Fairfax Bar Association (2016 – present)
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (2017 – present)
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Significant Cases

  • Coleman v. KIPP DC Supporting Corp., No. GJH-18-1840, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39437 (D. Md. Mar. 12, 2019)
  • Kamran v. Ali, Civil Action No. 1:20-cv-1494 (RDA/MSN), 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 187791 (E.D. Va. Sep. 29, 2021)

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Municipality and Government Litigation
  • Business Torts and Contract Disputes
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Personal Injury/Auto Accident Claims
  • Employment Litigation
  • Business Torts and Contract Disputes