Emily J. Atherton is an attorney in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Before joining Klinedinst, Ms. Atherton practiced in a wide range of areas, such as toxic tort, product liability, premises liability, asbestos litigation, business litigation, and employment litigation. Ms. Atherton, who has achieved Martindale’s highest AV®-Preeminent™ rating, has practiced in both state and federal courts and has represented a diverse array of clients throughout her career.
Ms. Atherton received her Juris Doctor from Pepperdine Law School in 2005. While in law school, she served as Student Articles Editor for the Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Journal.
Ms. Atherton obtained her undergraduate degree cum laude from the University of California at Los Angeles, where she majored in English Literature.