Emma is an articling student at Polley Faith. She obtained her JD from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, graduating with Distinction. While at law school, Emma was a Senior Editor for the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review. She mooted in the Gale Cup, placing in the finals and winning the second-place factum prize, and served as a student moot coach. Emma also volunteered at Downtown Legal Services, where she was a student caseworker in the Family Law Division. Emma anticipates being called to the Ontario bar in 2021. After completing her articles, she will clerk at the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Prior to law school, Emma obtained her BA from McGill University, graduating with Distinction and First-Class Honours in philosophy. She completed her MA and PhD in philosophy at Western University, working out of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy. While writing her doctoral thesis, Emma spent time as a visiting scholar at Macquarie University and Columbia University. She was awarded two Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Emma has been published in journals such as Developing World Bioethics and the International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics. She recently co-authored a chapter on trust and autonomy in fiduciary relationships in Fiduciaries and Trust: Ethics, Politics, Economics, and Law, published with Cambridge University Press.