Emma Scott, JD

Clinical Instructor, Food Law and Policy Clinic, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovatio

Harvard Law School

Cambridge, MA

Emma Scott is a Clinical Instructor at the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic. She oversees FLPC’s Sustainable and Equitable Food Production Initiative and the Clinic’s ongoing collaborations in the Mississippi Delta region as a member of the Delta Directions Consortium. She leads FLPC’s farm bill policy work and the Farm Bill Law Enterprise, a coalition of law school programs dedicated to research and advocacy toward a farm bill that reflects the long-term needs of society. Her recent work has also involved research, writing, and strategic collaboration around USDA nutrition assistance programs and the expansion of produce prescription programs. Prior to joining FLPC, Emma served as a Justice Catalyst Fellow at California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation in the Labor and Civil Rights Litigation Unit, with a focus on group representation of agricultural workers in employment and labor litigation. She also served as a law clerk to the Hon. John A. Mendez of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California from September 2016 to August 2018. She is a licensed member of the California Bar.

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