Emily R. Florio is the Senior Research Services Manager at Hogan Lovells, a global top 10 law firm, where she leads the implementation of the global Research Services strategy within the US market. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, she was the Director of Research & Information Services at Finnegan, an intellectual property firm. Emily began with Finnegan as the Manager of Library Services, before expanding her role into directing all aspects of the research team, including budgeting, staffing, and training, along with leading the firm’s intranet redesign project. She began her career in Boston at Fish & Richardson, where she held various positions resulting in the Manager of Libraries & Library Information Systems role.
Emily has an MLS from Simmons College and her BA in English from the University of Vermont. Emily has held various professional leadership positions, including Treasurer of the Private Law Libraries Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and immediate past president of the Law Librarians Society of Washington, DC (LLSDC). In 2015 she was chosen as an AALL Emerging Leader and she is currently the vice president/president-elect of AALL.
She feels immense gratitude to many peers and mentors who have provided guidance throughout her career, and remains interested in helping develop future librarians and leaders.