Emily Markos

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Emily Markos

Emily Markos

Two Logan Square
100 North 18th Street, Suite 1925
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 883-7420
emarkos@wmclaw.com
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Education

  • J.D., Rutgers School of Law – Camden, magna cum laude (2010)
  • B.A., Bryn Mawr College (2004)

Judicial Clerkship

  • Hon. Eduardo C. Robreno, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2010–2011)

Bar Memberships

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Honors & Awards

  • Named a Pennsylvania “Rising Star,” 2014, 2015 & 2016 by Thomson Reuters, publishers of Super Lawyers magazine

Publications

  • The Road to Liability is Paved with Humanitarian Intentions: Criminal Liability for Housing Undocumented People Under 8 U.S.C. S 1324(a)(1)(a)(III), 11 Rutgers J. L. & Religion 214 (2009)
  • Civil Procedure Redux: The Jurisdiction and Venue Act of 2011, Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division (Spring 2012)

Professional Affiliations

  • Delegate – Philadelphia Bar Association Women’s Initiatives Task Force
 

Emily Markos is a civil litigator and trial attorney, representing clients in a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters. She focuses her practice on insurance coverage litigation, and has successfully secured recovery for corporate and individual policyholders.

Her representative matters include:

  • Representing a major HVAC&R manufacturer in insurance coverage matters for thousands of underlying asbestos liabilities
  • Representing a satellite television provider in connection with an underlying lawsuit commenced by the United States and four state governments under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and other statutes governing unsolicited communications
  • Settling a first-party property insurance coverage case involving computer hacking on behalf of a telecommunications company
  • Settling a claim on behalf of a whistleblower whose employment was terminated for participating in the criminal investigation of his employer (a munitions manufacturer) by the Environmental Protection Agency

Ms. Markos has also obtained victory for several pro bono clients in her career, including advocating on behalf of female athletes  with respect to a consent decree to remedy Title IX violations by a state university, and successfully representing a United States Postal Service employee with multiple sclerosis in her claim for disability discrimination.