Emily Grannon Fox


Emily Grannon Fox is a partner in Nutter’s Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s Labor, Employment and Benefits practice group. Clients frequently turn to Emily for representation in complex civil litigation, particularly in employment matters.

Notable Experience and Client Impact

  • Assists clients in prosecuting and defending against breaches of non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Member of a team that frequently advises a variety of clients on strategy for restrictive covenants nationwide and enforcing compliance with restrictive covenants both short of litigation and by pursuing injunctive relief and damages in court.
  • Assists clients with supply chain lifecycle, including drafting and evaluating sales network, distributor, and employment agreements and restrictive covenants in acquisition and partnership contexts.
  • Regularly counsels clients on employment policies and practices, hiring and firing, and changes in Massachusetts law to remain compliant and avoid litigation.
  • Defends employers against state and federal claims relating to whistleblower protection statutes, wage and hour laws, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and tortious interference with contractual relations.

Actively involved in the firm’s pro bono efforts, Emily has secured lawful permanent residency for unaccompanied minors who have been abused, abandoned, and neglected in their home country. She represented foster children in a class action lawsuit seeking to reform the state’s child welfare system, and represented other pro bono clients before the Division of Unemployment Assistance, Probate and Family Court, Immigration Court, and on appeal to the Court of Appeals of Veterans Claims.

Prior to joining Nutter, Emily gained experience as a legal intern for the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston and as an intern for a Massachusetts Superior Court judge. During law school, Emily served as articles editor for the Boston College Third World Law Journal and as a student tutor for the law school’s Academic Support Program.