Emily Monroe is a member of the Employment and Labor division in the firm's Kansas City office. Relying on her substantial experience in adversary matters, Emily helps employers defend against all manner of employment claims, both in agency proceedings and civil lawsuits. Before joining the firm, Emily worked for several years as both a criminal defense attorney and a prosecutor. In that intense atmosphere, Emily developed and honed her knowledge and skills regarding investigations, evaluating witness's conflicting accounts and interests, addressing issues of jury appeal, handling intense negotiations, and resolving questions of fairness and equity. She expects to put those skills to good use in representing employers' interests.