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Emily Apte advises and defends clients in complex white-collar criminal and regulatory matters involving federal government, state government, and internal investigations, as well as provides crisis management counseling.  Her experience includes representing individuals and companies in high-stakes and sensitive situations across multiple industries – technology, pharmaceutical, energy, automotive, and financial services.

As a counsel on King & Spalding’s special matters team, Emily specializes in government investigations ranging from privacy-related to fraud-related matters involving the Department of Justice, U.S. attorneys’ offices, state attorneys general, the Federal Trade Commission, and U.S. congressional investigative committees, and also on crisis management involving significant legal, public relations and political risks.  Her practice approach focuses on anticipating and adapting to varying client needs and building trust for results-focused outcomes. 

Emily recently rejoined King & Spalding after her position as Associate General Counsel at Meta Platforms leading complex and high-risk government investigations spanning multiple company products and covering novel issues including privacy and content moderation. 

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Emily worked at the White House as Associate Director in the Office of Presidential Speechwriting and at the U.S. Department of Education in Congressional and Legislative Affairs. In addition, Emily spent over three years in Uganda working with multiple international and local organizations on community development.

Emily also devotes a significant portion of her time to pro bono work and civic engagement, with a focus on representing children and victims of domestic violence.  She currently serves on the board of Generation Serve, a local Austin organization developing generations of community-minded leaders and citizens through community volunteering.

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Credentials

J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

B.A., Augsburg College, summa cum laude

District of Columbia

Texas

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Texas Bar Foundation Fellow

Women's White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA)

Family Law Attorneys of the Year


DC Volunteer Lawyers Project, 2018

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Recognition

Family Law Attorneys of the Year


DC Volunteer Lawyers Project, 2018

Credentials

J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

B.A., Augsburg College, summa cum laude

District of Columbia

Texas

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Texas Bar Foundation Fellow

Women's White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA)

Family Law Attorneys of the Year


DC Volunteer Lawyers Project, 2018

Close

Recognition

Family Law Attorneys of the Year


DC Volunteer Lawyers Project, 2018