Emily is an associate in the firm’s litigation group where she focuses on complex litigation matters.

Prior to joining Stoll Berne, Emily was an Associate Attorney for another Portland law firm where she practiced personal injury litigation. She served as a law clerk in the Civil Enforcement Division – Financial Fraud & Consumer Protection for the Oregon Department of Justice. Working in the Civil Enforcement Division – Finance Fraud & Consumer Protection, Emily focused on Oregon’s Unlawful Trade Practices Act violations, civil investigative demands, and settlement proposals.

While attending Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark Law College, Emily served as a Research Assistant where she researched bankruptcy law. She served as the Executive Editor and member for the Lewis & Clark Law Review and was a member of the Animal Law Review where she was named Source Checker of the Year. While attending the University of Washington, Emily studied abroad in Linköping, Sweden.

Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College, JD, cum laude, 2018
Lewis & Clark Law Review, Executive Editor, 2017-2018; Member, 2016-2017
Animal Law Review, 2016; Source Checker of the Year

University of Washington, B.A., English Literature & Swedish, magna cum laude, 2011

Oregon State Bar, 2018

U.S. District Court, Oregon, 2018

Washington State Bar, 2020

U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 2022

Stoll Berne
Associate, 2021-present

D’Amore Law Group
Associate, 2018-2021
Law Clerk, 2017-2018

Oregon Department of Justice
Law Clerk, 2016-2017

Lewis & Clark Law School
Research Assistant, 2016-2017

Town & Country Animal Hospital
Receptionist & Technician Assistant, 2014-2016
Safety Coordinator, 2015-2016

EMANCIPET
Veterinary Technician, 2013-2014

Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
Member
New Lawyer Governor

Greyhound Pets of America (Austin, TX)
Volunteer, Board Member, 2012-2014

Austin Animal Center (Austin, TX)
Volunteer, 2013

Proficient in Swedish

Emily enjoys spending time outside the office with her husband and pets. She also enjoys baking and cycling.

Practice Areas

Business Litigation

From everyday contract disputes to bet-the-company litigation, our litigation team works to understand each party's priorities and to create a solution that best serves you.

Class Actions

As Oregon's leading plaintiffs'-side class actions firm, we help our clients to level the playing field and find justice. We have earned our reputation and work hard for our clients.

Environmental

We have experience litigating environmental issues including mass environmental torts, consumer products contamination, and state and federal natural resource damage recovery.

Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne is Oregon's premier securities litigation firm. We have represented as many or more investors in securities and financial advisor fraud cases than any other firm in Oregon and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients.

Representative Cases

Oregon Securities Class Action

Portland Development Group Investments, LLC.  The investors alleged that the seller falsely inflated its financial statements that were published in its offering documents, and that the seller’s accounting firm, lawyers, and others were liable for aiding and assisting the securities sales. 

Natural Resource Damage and Environmental Contamination

As Special Assistant Attorneys General for the State of Oregon, Stoll Berne attorneys Keith Ketterling, Jen Wagner, Keil Mueller, Steve Larson, Elizabeth Bailey, and Emily Johnson are currently working with Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and attorneys from the Oregon Department of Justice to pursue claims against Monsanto seeking recovery for damage caused to Oregon’s wildlife and environment by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

Oregon Securities Class Action

Portland Development Group Investments, LLC.  The investors alleged that the seller falsely inflated its financial statements that were published in its offering documents, and that the seller’s accounting firm, lawyers, and others were liable for aiding and assisting the securities sales. 

Articles

Summer 2022 – “Jury Screening for English Language Proficiency,” Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal

Stoll Berne attorneys Elizabeth Bailey and Emily Johnson wrote about the state and federal court policies of excluding potential jurors who are deemed not proficient in English. The article, "Jury Screening for English Language Proficiency," assesses the policy rationale for whether these policies should change. 

News

Settlement Approved in PDGI Securities Litigation

A $2.25 million class settlement was approved by the Multnomah County (Oregon) Circuit Court on behalf of approximately 65 investors in Portland Development Group Investments, Inc. (“PDGI”). PDGI was in the business of developing luxury homes in Portland, Oregon. It sold securities to fund the development. 

Stoll Berne Welcomes Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson has joined Stoll Berne as an associate attorney. Her practice will focus on complex litigation matters.

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Awards

Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College
Animal Law Review, Source Checker of the Year, 2016

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