With every case, my focus is on alleviating client’s stress surrounding legal disputes and building client relationships. I’m passionate about understanding the intricacies of my clients’ businesses to better serve their bottom-line. By providing strategic advice and effective representation, I have the opportunity to help clients achieve their business goals and thrive in an evolving and competitive financial landscape.
Emory Powers focuses his practice on financial services litigation, with a commitment to providing exceptional legal representation for each client. He serves businesses and financial institutions in litigation matters, including commercial and fiduciary disputes, and provides regulatory advice. Emory takes a proactive approach to identify potential risks and opportunities in each case and develop an innovative legal strategy to protect his clients' unique interests.
Prior to joining the firm, Emory represented businesses in a variety of legal matters, including corporate formation, business divorces, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and employment disputes in state and federal courts. He also developed his practice in complex probates, trust and estate litigation, and estate planning.
Emory graduated magna cum laude, from University of Houston Law Center, receiving many honors including Order of the Coif, Order of the Barons, Order of Barristers, National Order of Scribes, and a Dean’s Scholarship. He also served as Executive Chair of the Blakely Moot Court Team; Senior Articles Editor of the Houston Journal of International Law; and Associate Justice for the Student Government Association Supreme Court.
Emory was an active member of the UHLC Moot Court team during his time in law school and received several awards including the State Bar of Texas, Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy; Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition “Best Oral Advocate”; and Best Brief at the ABA Law Student National Appellate Advocacy Competition Regionals.
Outside of the office and in the Houston community, Emory continues his involvement with the UHLC team as a coach and adjunct professor for the Appellate Advocacy course. He also volunteers with various local LGBTQIA+ organizations, including serving as a board member with the Trans Legal Aid Clinic of Texas
- University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2022, magna cum laude
- The University of Texas at Austin, B.S., 2018, magna cum laude
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- Trans-Legal Aid Clinic of Texas, Board of Directors
- University of Houston Interscholastic Moot Court Team, Coach and Volunteer
- University of Houston Law Center, Adjunct Professor
Areas of Practice
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
- State Bar of Texas