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Emily E. Chow



Emily Chow resolves business disputes and guides deals across regulatory hurdles. She is a skilled litigator with a focus on antitrust and complex commercial litigation. Emily also advises clients on antitrust aspects of mergers and acquisitions, and regularly advocates for clients involved in government investigations and litigation.

Antitrust Litigation and Counseling

Emily has extensive experience in class action and multiparty antitrust litigation, and with representing clients in antitrust investigations brought by government regulators. Recently, she has been involved in defending multiple class action lawsuits alleging price- and wage-fixing by major U.S. protein suppliers. Emily also advises clients in various industries — including food, retail and logistics — on the potential competitive impact of proposed transactions and premerger-notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.

Commercial Litigation

Emily represents clients, as both plaintiffs and defendants, in complex commercial litigation, ranging from multimillion-dollar breach-of-contract disputes to fraud actions, in federal court and in arbitration.

Faculty Positions

  • William Mitchell College of Law — Former Adjunct Professor

Related Legal Services


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit


University of Wisconsin Law School
J.D. Law Review (Editor-in-Chief) (2007)

Johns Hopkins University
B.A. (2004)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Antitrust Considerations When Reviewing and Drafting Contracts
    Minnesota CLE, 2012-13, 2015

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • LGBT civil rights advocacy work in collaboration with the Southern Poverty Law Center, Lambda Legal and the National Center for Lesbian Rights

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association — Antitrust Section Council (Chair, 2017-18)
  • American Bar Association — Antitrust Section
  • Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association


  • Chambers USA — Minnesota: Antitrust, 2021-24
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers —  Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2014-23
  • Lawyers of Color — Midwest Region Hot List, 2014 (awarded to exceptional early- to mid-career minority attorneys)
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2013-16, 2019
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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