Emily A. Gomes

Emily A. Gomes

Senior Associate
Northern Virginia

Email emily.gomes@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 703 610 6127

Fax +1 703 610 6200

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Emily Gomes focuses her practice on commercial and civil litigation. She helps her clients navigate contract disputes, interactions with the state attorney general's office, and data breach investigations, and is familiar with a variety of industries, including education, transportation, insurance, and government services.

While in law school, Emily honed her oratory skills competing on the national trial and moot court teams at William & Mary Law School. Prior to attending law school, Emily joined Teach for America and spent three years in Houston, teaching social studies to middle school students.

Awards and recognitions


Emerson G. Spies Award
The Virginia Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division

Education and admissions


J.D., William & Mary Law School, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Order of the Barristers, 2014

B.A. Economics and Political Science, University of Michigan, 2008

Bar admissions and qualifications


Related practices

Litigation Commercial Litigation

Related areas of focus

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Representative experience

Advising a retailer in the aftermath of a payment card breach that affected over 56 million credit cards, leading the breach investigation and serving as coordinating counsel.

Representing the special litigation committee of a REIT in an extensive investigation and response to a series of shareholder lawsuits.

Representing a government contractor participating as a mentor in the SBA’s Mentor-Protégé program in a dispute over the management and operation of four joint ventures.

Advising a state governmental agency in its disputes with a contractor over the wind-up of their IT services agreement.

Advising a satellite capacity re-seller in resolving claims by a manufacturer attempting to obtain damages under the take-or-pay provisions of a satellite services contract.

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