Emily Sauer

Emily Sauer

Emily currently serves as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Carlos Bea of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Emily graduated second in her class from Pepperdine University School of Law in May 2018. During law school, she served as a member of the Inaugural Class of Douglass Fellows and worked on several projects for the Human Trafficking Institute, including drafting and submitting an amicus brief to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the Department of Justice. Emily was also active in clinics during her time at Pepperdine, through which she helped obtain a full published reversal for her client in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and a permanent restraining order for a victim of domestic violence in the Los Angeles Superior Court. She also served as an editor of the Pepperdine Law Review and co-chair of Pepperdine’s International Moot Court Team. Emily’s long-term career goals include working for the U.S. Department of Justice in its human trafficking division or the U.S. Department of State in its human trafficking initiatives.