Emily Hurtt

Emily Hurtt practices in the Firm’s Family Law group, where she aims to provide strategic and transparent legal advice to help individuals make informed decisions at every juncture. She prides herself on communication and commitment to clients’ needs, regardless if it’s a single-issue matter, a recurring advisory role, or litigation.

Emily earned her law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she served as an Associate Member and Editor of the University of Cincinnati Law Review, was part of the Editorial Staff for Human Rights Quarterly, and worked in the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic, advising entrepreneurs through various stages of business development. One of her most memorable experiences was working in the Center for Human Rights in Galway, Ireland, mapping human rights violations in the War on Terror. Prior to entering law school, Emily earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Kentucky.

Emily enjoys being a part of her community. She currently serves on the Professionalism Committee of the Wake County Bar Association and is a member of the Business and Professional Women of the Triangle. Outside of the office, Emily is a certified barre3 instructor and enjoys spending time with her husband and rescue dogs.


University of Cincinnati College of Law

  • J.D.

University of Kentucky

  • B.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude

Publications & Research

  • What’s In A Name?: The Rights To Domain Names Under Various Principles Of Law. University of Cincinnati Law Review, March 2017
  • Foreign Donations to US Political Campaigns, January 2019

Memberships and Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • Wake County Bar Association, Member
  • NCBA Young Lawyers Division, Member
  • Business and Professional Women of the Triangle, Member