Emily Underwood

Emily Underwood

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Bluhm-Helfand Director of the Innovation Clinic

Emily Underwood is an Assistant Clinical Professor and the Bluhm-Helfand Director of the Innovation Clinic. Prior to joining the clinical faculty, Ms. Underwood practiced as an associate in the Corporate group of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in Chicago, where she focused on sports law and general corporate matters, and prior to that, as an associate in the Insurance and Financial Services Group at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago, where she focused on mergers and acquisitions, structured financing and regulatory matters in the insurance industry. Ms. Underwood graduated from the University of Chicago Law School with honors and holds a B.A. in Finance and Legal Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.