Office: Room 3221H, Law School
J.D., Columbia University School of Law
B.A., Wake Forest University
Emily Kite joined the Office of Career and Professional Development Office
in December 2013 and serves as the primary contact for Public Interest
and Government employment. Prior to joining OCPD, Emily spent five and a half
years as a litigation associate in Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP's
New York and London, UK offices. At Willkie, Emily worked on matters
involving issues of copyright, antitrust, accounting regulation, and the
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Emily also advocated pro bono in
domestic violence and criminal appeals cases, and she participated in
Willkie's recruiting program as an interviewer. In 2012, Emily worked
as a field organizer in Western Pennsylvania as part of the 2012 U.S.
Emily graduated in 2006 from the Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Emily was a Managing Editor for the Columbia Journal of European Law, a board member of Columbia's Domestic Violence Project, a student advocate in the Prisoners & Families Clinic, and a Student Editor for Columbia's First Year Moot Court Program. Emily also interned at Legal Momentum (The Women's Legal Defense and Education Fund), as a Public Service Fellow, and at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. Prior to law school, Emily attended Wake Forest University, where she graduated, cum laude, with a B.A. in Political Science. She minored in Journalism and German, and studied for a semester in Vienna, Austria.