Emmy Parsons

Associate She / Her / Hers
Washington, DC

Emmy Parsons' practice is informed by her media and entertainment background and as a First Amendment advocate. Prior to joining the firm, Emmy served as assistant general counsel to the National Association of Broadcasters. In that role, she advocated on behalf of television and radio broadcasters before federal government agencies, educated broadcasters on relevant rules and regulations, and managed outside counsel in federal litigation and regulatory proceedings regarding music licensing, copyright royalties, and broadcast regulations.

Earlier in her legal career, she represented clients in trade secret and intellectual property matters, federal antitrust investigations, and regulatory review of transactions. Prior to beginning law school, Emmy was an editorial assistant for People StyleWatch magazine.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Emmy has served as an advocate through the University of Michigan Law School Child Advocacy Law Clinic.

Professional Activities

American Bar Association, Communications Law Forum

Federal Communications Bar Association

Recognition & Accomplishments

National Press Photographers Association, "Alicia Calzada First Amendment Award"

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, "Privacy and Libel" breakout session, ABA Forum on Communications Law, 2021

Did Chauvin trial make the case for courtroom cameras?” CNN’s Smerconish, April 24, 2021



University of Michigan Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2013)
Co-Chair, Entertainment, Media, and Arts Law Students Association

Northwestern University (B.S., Journalism, 2009)


District of Columbia

New York

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia