Charleston, WV
600 Quarrier Street
Charleston, WV 25301
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–J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2009)

  • National Team, Moot Court

–M.B.A., West Virginia University (1999)

–B.A., Anthropology and Sociology, West Virginia University (1998)

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • Kentucky Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
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Emily R. Lambright


Emily Lambright focuses her practice on federal taxation, employee benefits and qualified retirement plans, estate and gift tax planning, and tax-exempt organizations and nonprofit law.  She is a certified public accountant.

Emily represents individuals and businesses by counseling them on income and estate tax issues, business succession planning, entity formation and selection, and transactional tax matters. She also provides guidance on benefits matters and executive compensation to clients.

She received her law degree in 2009 from the West Virginia University College of Law, where she was a member of the Moot Court’s National Team and a recipient of the Order of the Barristers. Emily earned her bachelor’s degree and a master’s in business administration degree (MBA) from WVU.

Professional Highlights

  • President, West Virginia Tax Institute
  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (Tax Law), 2022-present
  • Named by West Virginia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star (Employee Benefits), 2019
  • West Virginia University College of Law Order of the Barristers
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • West Virginia Society of CPAs
  • Board of Directors, West Virginia Pensions Oversight Board 
  • Charleston Estate Planning Council
  • President, West Virginia Tax Institute
  • Vice Chair, Taxation Committee, West Virginia Society of CPAs
  • Member, Tax Committee, West Virginia State Bar
  • YWCA (Young Women's Advisory Group)