Emily Jones is an Associate at Moulton Bellingham, PC. She practices in a variety of litigation areas, including the defense of product liability claims, insurance defense, employment law, municipal liability defense, and commercial litigation. She has represented large corporate clients as well as small Montana businesses, and is experienced in all areas of litigation management. Emily’s trial experience includes a three-day arbitration in which she represented an employer in a wrongful discharge case. Emily took the testimony of six witnesses during the arbitration, and the employer prevailed. Emily also participated in preparing the damages portion of the trial in the case of Davis v. Breg, Inc., a multi-million dollar pain pump case in which the jury reached a defense verdict. Finally, Emily served as lead counsel in an inverse condemnation and negligence case against the City of Hardin, Montana, in which she obtained a unanimous defense verdict on the inverse condemnation claim and held the Plaintiff to only a small award on the negligence claim.
Additionally, Emily has direct experience in discovery, fact and expert depositions, and mediation. She has successfully authored multiple dispositive motions on behalf of Moulton Bellingham clients. Emily truly enjoys the variety and diversity of litigation experiences that the legal profession has to offer.
Emily is a fourth-generation Montanan, and a third-generation attorney. During law school, Emily participated in the distinguished Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. She also received the CALI Award for Water Law. Emily served as a summer associate with Moulton Bellingham before accepting an associate position with the firm in 2008. She is admitted to practice in Montana state and federal courts, as well as Arizona state courts.
In addition to her law practice, Emily is active in the Billings community and the legal community. She serves on the Board of Directors of Billings Head Start, is a member of the St. Vincent Healthcare SAINTS Silent Auction Committee, and is a member of the Billings Downtown Rotary Club. Emily is also a member of the American Bar Association, DRI, the State Bar of Montana, the State Bar of Arizona, and the Yellowstone Area Bar Association. As a member of the Montana State Bar’s Judicial Relations Committee, she helps to organize the annual Bench-Bar CLE.
When not defending her clients, Emily loves fishing on the Yellowstone River. Her other interests include running, backpacking, traveling, and dabbling in international law.