Emily Bridges Named Among Greenville Business Magazine’s Best & Brightest 35 and UnderSeptember 6, 2019 – Press Releases
Fox Rothschild LLP congratulates Emily I. Bridges, who was selected as a 2019 Best & Brightest 35 and Under honoree by Greenville Business Magazine.
Now in its 25th year, the list highlights the region’s rising stars who have made an impact in their profession and in the community.
Bridges, who grew up in Greenville, told the publication that, “One of my favorite things is to show visitors and former residents all of the new things Greenville has to offer, and I look forward to continuing my involvement with my community.”
Dedicated to improving her community, Bridges serves on the Margaret Southern Endowment Fund Committee of the Community Foundation of Greenville, a philanthropic organization that provides resources to solve problems affecting the community. She is also president of the Christ Church Episcopal School Alumni Association and is involved with the United Way of Greenville County.
An associate in the firm’s Greenville office, she represents clients in business, antitrust and franchise litigation as well as labor and employment matters, including noncompete and nondisclosure agreements, discrimination claims and claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Bridges is a member of the Greenville Chamber Young Professionals, the American Bar Association and the South Carolina Bar Association, where she serves as co-chair of the Young Lawyers Division Bar Convention Committee. In 2017, Bridges was the recipient of the Young Lawyers Division Star of the Quarter Award and, in 2016, was recognized with the Edward (Jack) Wood Dunham Rising Scholars Award by the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising. She was also named a “Rising Star” by South Carolina Super Lawyers in the area of Franchise/Dealership Law in 2018 and 2019.
She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the South Carolina Law Review. She received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Furman University, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Bridges will be recognized during an awards ceremony and reception in Greenville on September 17.