Emily Chase-Sosnoff

Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2013

Emily Chase-Sosnoff, Honors Scholar, Class of 2013Emily Chase-Sosnoff graduated with honors from the University of Chicago with a B.A. in Political Science and minor in Environmental Studies. As an undergraduate, she studied Mandarin Chinese and taught English in Beijing, China.

As a member of the Moot Court Honor Society at Chicago-Kent, Emily won the 20th Annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition. She also won the Best Advocate award at the San Francisco Regional of the National Appellate Advocacy Competition, and was a member of the team that advanced to the 2013 National Moot Court Competition from the regional tournament. Additionally, Emily served as Notes & Comments Editor for the Chicago-Kent Law Review and worked as a teaching assistant for Legal Writing I and II, Torts, and Legislation.

Emily is an associate in the litigation department at the Modrall Sperling Law Firm in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Chicago-Kent Law Review, Student Note, published Fall 2012: "The Nursing Standard of Care in Illinois: Rethinking the Wingo Exception in the Wake of Sullivan v. Edward Hospital"

Honors Scholars Seminar Paper: "Abortion, Paternalism, and the Science of Happiness: A Fresh Look at Why Mandated Counseling Laws Fail the Undue Burden Test"