Emily Merki Long is a litigation partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She has represented clients at all stages of litigation, from motions to dismiss through trial.

Emily also maintains an active pro bono practice. She has successfully obtained relief for her clients in both federal and state courts, and before the Court of Veterans Appeals.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017District of Columbia
  • 2016New York


  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


  • English
  • Mandarin


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.magna cum laude2015

    Order of the Coif 

    President, Federalist Society

    Student Counsel, Appellate Litigation Clinic

    Georgetown Journal of International Law

  • Georgetown UniversityB.S., International Politics, Law & Ethicsmagna cum laude2011