The American Bar Association’s LGBT Litigator has published Blackwell Burke P.A. attorney Emily A. Babcock’s article analyzing November’s favorable election results for same-sex marriage. Her article, entitled, “Same-Sex Marriage: Redefining the Movement,” parses the voting results from Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington state and argues that the change in public acceptance of LGBT marriage rights supports a strategic shift for the marriage equality movement. Ms. Babcock’s article is available at the American Bar Association’s website.
Emily A. Babcock joined Blackwell Burke P.A. as an associate in 2012. Ms. Babcock is a summa cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, where she served on the William Mitchell Law Review. Before joining the firm, she clerked for the Honorable Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks and the Honorable Kevin G. Ross, of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Her practice is focused on complex litigation and class action defense. She is an editor and frequent commentator for the LGBT Litigator.
Blackwell Burke P.A., a litigation and trial boutique in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serves as national trial and litigation counsel for numerous Fortune 500 companies. The firm has extensive experience in class action defense, commercial litigation, food industry defense, labor and employment, and products liability. The firm has represented corporate clients in practically every jurisdiction in the country, as well as several foreign countries.