Emily Baver Slavin
Emily focuses her work primarily in the areas of ERISA and employee benefits litigation, health care litigation, and complex commercial litigation. Emily provides advice and counseling with respect to commercial payer disputes and other issues that arise for group health plans and medical providers under ERISA, the Affordable Care Act, the Medicare Secondary Payer Act, Medicare, and various state laws. Emily is currently litigating several cases around the country asserting state law breaches of health care network contracts, and is knowledgeable about the complex relationship between ERISA and state law in these disputes.
Emily also litigates a wide variety of disputes in state and federal court in the areas of employment, health care, and municipal and corporate bankruptcy, among others. She has counseled clients with respect to employment and other discrimination issues. She has also worked on large municipal bankruptcies, including the San Bernardino and Detroit bankruptcy proceedings. She is experienced in all phases of litigation, and constantly strives to handle matters in a way that furthers her clients’ goals and interests.
Prior to joining Arent Fox, Emily served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Emmet G. Sullivan of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. She was also a legal intern for the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office of Legal Counsel and a law clerk for AARP, Legal Counsel for the Elderly.
Publications, Presentations & Recognitions
While in law school, Emily was the Senior Recent Developments Editor for the Administrative Law Review. She wrote an article titled, “Setting Labor Policy Prospectively: Rulemaking, Adjudicating, and What the NLRB Can Learn from the NMB’s Representation Election Procedure Rule,” 63 Admin. L. Rev. 853 (2011).
Bar & Court Admissions
- Virginia Bar
- District of Columbia Bar
American University, Washington College of LawJD,magna cum laude, Order of the Coif,2012Brandeis UniversityBA,English and History, magna cum laude with high honors,2009