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Litigation: General Commercial - Texas: Austin & Surrounds
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High-profile individuals and companies across the country trust Emily Westridge Black to handle their most pressing crises. Emily handles high-stakes litigation matters, including class actions, products liability, and large commercial disputes. She specializes in obtaining early victories through motion practice and other creative means. For example, she obtained walk-away, voluntary dismissals in a price-gouging class action against a prominent grocer and a breach of fiduciary duty suit against a hedge fund and its principals. She also recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of a specialty retailer in suits against its payment card processor and its insurer, securing multi-million-dollar judgments in each case. Her creative, tenacious, and efficient approach to litigation has been recognized by Chambers, USA and the Texas Lawyer, which named her “Attorney of the Year” in 2019. Emily also helps clients investigate a range of sensitive allegations, including fraud and corruption (FCPA), product safety concerns, executive malfeasance, and suspected data security incidents.