Emily R. Rankin

Emily R. Rankin: Attorney with The Spence Law Firm, LLC AV stamp icon
  • Partner at The Spence Law Firm, LLC
  • 15 South Jackson Street, P.O. Box 548, Jackson, WY 83001
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  • Emily R. Rankin is a partner with The Spence Law Firm, LLC.
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Emily Rankin has successfully litigated cases involving wrongful death, catastrophic injury, civil rights, trucking accidents and oil and gas field related cases. Emily is a Wyoming native and she spends much of her time working and fighting for the people of Wyoming, but she also represents injured people in cases across the country. Emily also volunteers time for several nonprofit community organizations in Wyoming.

Graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College
Board of Directors of Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Directors of Lawyers & Advocates for Wyoming, a non-profit public interest law firm.
Board of Directors of The Children’s Advocacy Project
American Association for Justice
Federal Bar Association

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

• Through affiliation, Emily represents clients in many other federal and state courts throughout the United States.

Emily Rankin is a third generation Wyomingite. She doubled majored in political science and sociology at the University of Arizona. She received her law degree from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2000. After clerking for the Wyoming Supreme Court, she worked as an associate lawyer with the Spence Law Firm. Emily became the firm’s first female partner in 2009. She and her husband live in Jackson, Wyoming.

“Life can profoundly change in an instant. When that happens at the hands of another, my mission is to level the playing field for my client against the power of corporations and government. I am inspired by my clients’ courage to seek justice, and together we work to bring about positive change in society for a better tomorrow.”

Areas of Practice (76)

  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Civil Rights
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Negligence
  • Civil Litigation
  • Airplane Crash Litigation
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Aviation Litigation
  • Helicopter Crash Litigation
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Civil Practice
  • Civil Liberties
  • Civil Rights Section 1983
  • Discrimination
  • Prisoners Rights Class Actions
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction Products Liability
  • Construction Safety
  • Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Medical Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Nursing Liability
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Nursing Negligence
  • Obstetric Malpractice
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Occupational Injuries
  • OSHA
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Brain Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Whiplash
  • Automotive Crashworthiness
  • Automotive Design Liability
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Automotive Restraints
  • Explosions
  • Gas Explosions
  • Industrial Products Liability
  • Product Defects
  • Product Safety
  • Tire Defect Litigation
  • Tire/Rim Mismatch
  • Vehicle Rollovers
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Truck Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
307-733-7290  Phone
University Attended:
University of Arizona, B.A., 1997
Law School Attended:
University of Wyoming, J.D., 2000
Year of First Admission:
2005, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma; 2000, Wyoming, Colorado and U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming
Wyoming State Bar; Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association.
Birth Information:
Jackson, Wyoming, August 6, 1975
Payment Information:
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (19 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 12/14/18 in Personal Injury

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 11/01/18 in Personal Injury

    I know Ms. Rankin from her many activities on behalf of the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association as well as in litigation. She is a joy to be with.

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