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Kapur, Emily

Emily Kapur

Direct Tel: + 650-801-5122, Direct Fax: + 650-801-5100
Silicon Valley
Tel: +1 650 801 5000 Fax: +1 650 801 5100

Emily Kapur is an associate in the Silicon Valley Office.  Emily’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, particularly cryptocurrency and finance cases featuring the operation of traditional and nascent trading markets.  In the cryptocurrency area in particular, she has defended numerous securities litigation matters filed against crypto companies, litigated commercial disputes among cryptocurrency-focused companies in court and arbitration, and advised numerous crypto projects considering securities liability issues. 

Emily has quickly become an experienced trial lawyer, going to trial seven times and helping to lead three summary judgment hearings since joining the firm in 2017.  Emily has represented plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal litigation in California, New York, and Delaware, and in numerous arbitration hearings.  Emily has a PhD in Economics and served as an expert witness and helped direct expert-witness strategy for high-profile litigation matters prior to joining Quinn Emanuel.  She specializes in expert strategy, and is adept at both engaging with leading academics on the substance of their analyses and translating their work into accessible presentations compelling to fact-finders.

  • Stanford University
    (Ph.D., Economics, 2017)
  • Stanford Law School
    (J.D., 2015)
    • Stanford Law Review:
      • Articles Editor
  • London School of Economics
    (M.Sc., Economics, 2011)
  • Stanford University
    (B.A., Economics, 2008)
  • The State Bar of California
  • Named a "Rising Star" in Fintech by Law360’s Top Attorneys Under 40, 2022