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Emma Quinn-Judge
  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate, Employment Law
  • Massachusetts
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Summary

Emma Quinn-Judge focuses her litigation practice on appeals, criminal defense, and employment law. She has obtained excellent results for her clients including a nearly $10.9 million jury verdict for her client in a race discrimination and retaliation case against the City of Boston (now on appeal).

Emma was selected for the 2017 Top Women of the Law list by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Emma has been selected to the Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers each year since 2015 and is listed in Best Lawyers of America. She has also been awarded the highest possible rating for professional excellence in litigation – AV Preeminent – by Martindale-Hubbell.

Emma is a zealous advocate for clients and works hard to obtain outstanding results, whether at trial or by resolving a case before trial.

Education
Yale Law School
J.D. (2005)
Middlebury College
B.A. (1998)
Honors: summa cum laude
Professional Experience
Attorney
Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP
- Current
Partner 2016-Present
Clerk
Hon. Rosemary S. Pooler, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
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Clerk
Hon. Michael A. Ponsor, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Tawdry or Corrupt? McDonnell Fails to Draw a Clear Line for Federal Prosecution of State Officials
Cato Supreme Court Review
With "Laltaprasad" case, SJC on verge of "momentous decision"
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
Speaking Engagements
Dismantling Barriers to Women's Equality in the Workplace, 10th Anniversary Fair Housing and Civil Rights Conference
2016
Defining Pretext in Discrimination Cases and Hot Topics in Punitive Damages, Employment Law Spring Symposium
2016
Charting a Successful Course in Retaliation Cases, Reining in Retaliation & Winning Whistleblower Cases
2016
Analysis of McDonnell v. United States, The Supreme Court: Past and Prologue
2016
Recent Employment Case Law from the SJC and Supreme Court, The Supremes: Employment Cases of the U.S. Supreme Court and SJC
2016
Awards
Top Women of the Law
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers, Employment Law
Best Lawyers
2018, 2019
Rising Star
Superlawyers
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Professional Associations
National Employment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Activities: Judicial Nominations Committee, First Circuit Representative
Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS
Member
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Employment Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Emma Quinn-Judge's Website Profile
Website
Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP Website
Blog
Boston Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP
65A Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
USA
Telephone: (617) 742-6020
Fax: (617) 742-3269