Emilie Hamilton (Winckel) regularly advises clients on their most complex investigations and commercial litigations. She manages large-scale product liability and securities class actions and represents clients in courts at the federal and state levels, including multi-district litigation proceedings. Emilie was a member of the trial team that defended an industry-leading pharmaceutical and consumer products company in opioid litigation brought by the State of Oklahoma. She continues to represent the company and its subsidiaries in various matters concerning the company’s opioid products, including state AG litigations. Emilie also has substantial experience conducting internal and regulatory investigations on behalf of companies across various industries, including major pharmaceutical companies and financial institutions.
Before rejoining O’Melveny, Emilie served as Senior Counsel to the General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Commerce, where she provided front-office legal services for the Secretary of Commerce and all Department operating units, including advising Department leadership, bureaus, and agencies on legal and policy issues concerning privacy initiatives, cybersecurity, supply-chain risk management, foreign investment in U.S. businesses, and federal advisory committees.
- US District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
- Vanderbilt University, J.D.: Notes Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review
- University of Southern California, B.A., Psychology: magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa; Psychology Honors Program; First Place in Social Sciences Category at the Undergraduate Research Symposium, “The ‘Monster Molester’ and the ‘Innocent Victim’: Child Sexual Abuse Stereotypes and Their Effects on Jury Decisions”
- “Hardly a Black-and-White Matter: Analyzing the Validity and Protection of Single-Color Trademarks Within the Fashion Industry,” 66 Vanderbilt Law Review