Emily B. Pickering represents individuals and families in planning related to estate and gift taxes, family business succession, philanthropy, and management of personal financial interests on a national and international scale. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, she was an attorney advising high-net-worth clients at another firm.
Emily holds a J.D. from Cornell Law School, where she served as the senior acquisitions editor for the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. She also worked as a teaching assistant.
Cornell Law School, 2012, J.D.
Harvard College, 2008, A.B., Classics, Cum Laude
Awards and Affiliations
Ones to Watch, Venture Capital Law, Philadelphia, The Best Lawyers in America (2023, 2024)
Member of the Executive Committee of the Probate and Trust Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association
Member, inaugural class of the Mid-Atlantic Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Rising Star, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (2019–2022)
Winner, Philadelphia VIP Outstanding New Volunteer Award (2014)