Em Landon teaches Negotiation and LL.M. Legal Research and Writing. Prior to transitioning to an academic career, Em practiced civil litigation at Dykema Gossett PLLC. She later served as the Policy Director for the Office of the Attorney General of Texas, where she was responsible for leading statewide efforts to eradicate human trafficking in Texas. Em is the author of Texas’s first-ever strategic plan to fight human trafficking, Charting an End to Human Trafficking in Texas. As the Policy Director and General Counsel, Em provided legal counsel to policymakers and negotiated complex public policy disputes between stakeholders, members of the Legislature, NGOs, and governmental entities.
With her master’s degree in Dispute Resolution, Em has served as a mediator for the Center for Conflict Resolution and California Academy of Mediation Professionals, mediating cases involving civil harassment, insurance claims, landlord-tenant disputes, automobile accidents, construction claims, and property disputes.
Prior to joining Berkeley Law, Em Landon taught conflict resolution and client counseling at St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, TX and Abilene Christian University’s Conflict Resolution graduate program.
Advanced Mediation, Harvard Law School (2021)
J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law (2015)
Master in Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University Straus Institute (2015)
B.A., Emory University (2010)