Burr & Forman

Emily C. Killion

Emily C. Killion
  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law (2013)
  • B.A., summa cum laude, International Relations and French, University of Alabama (2010)

Alabama

Mississippi

  • Alabama State Courts
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • Mississippi State Courts
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

  • Alabama State Bar Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Mobile Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Justice Bernard Harwood's Book Award for Advanced Evidence
  • Law & Psychology Review, Senior Editor
  • The XXXI Women's Honorary, Treasurer
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • YMCA of South Alabama Board of Directors, Secretary
  • Connect Mobile, Class of 2016
  • Junior League of Mobile
  • Represented client in defending against negligence, defamation, and wantonness claims in jury trial and successfully obtained dismissal of all of plaintiff's claims at the close of plaintiff's case.

  • Assisted clients with employment law matters including sexual harassment, discrimination, and Fair Labor Standards Act claims.

  • Assisted client in defending against nuisance, negligence, and wantonness claims in jury trial and successfully obtained verdict for client with regard to negligence and wantonness claims.

  • Successfully represented clients in construction law matters including defending against claims by surety and subcontractors.

Associate | Mobile, AL

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Labor & Employment

Emily is an Associate in the firm's Labor & Employment Practice Group where she focuses on employment and immigration matters.

Emily represents employers in cases alleging various state torts infractions and claims including alleged EEOC, sexual harassment, discrimination, Fair Labor Standards Act, National Labor Relations Act, Title VII, and Family and Medical Leave Act violations, among others. Her experience also includes assisting clients with immigration visas and petitions.