Emily Beale


Emily Beale is an advocate for consumers and employees, fighting unfair business practices by corporations.

Prior to joining Gibbs Law Group, Emily worked for two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Benjamin H. Settle in the Western District of Washington.

Emily is a 2020 graduate, summa cum laude, of Seattle University School of Law, where she graduated first in her class. During law school, Emily advocated for incarcerated and accused individuals at the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equity in its Civil Rights Clinic. Emily aided in the Korematsu Center’s amicus brief to the Washington State Supreme Court on the unconscious bias associated with the use of restraints on incarcerated criminal defendants, which resulted in a unanimous decision prohibiting such practices in Washington state. See State v. Jackson, 195 Wash.2d 841 (2020).

While in law school, Emily served as Managing Editor for the Seattle University Law Review and on the Moot Court Board. She represented Seattle University at a regional National Moot Court Competition and received eight CALI awards for highest grade. Emily received her undergraduate degree in Law, Societies, and Justice with a minor in French from the University of Washington in 2015.

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  • J.D., summa cum laude, Seattle University School of Law, 2020
  • B.A. University of Washington, 2015

Unfair-but-not-Deceptive: Confronting the Ambiguity in Washington State’s Consumer Protection Act

43 Seattle U. L. R. 1011