Emma Notis-McConarty

Emma Notis-McConarty
T 617.720.2880 x146
E enm@dcglaw.com


Emma Notis-McConarty represents companies and individuals in connection with government investigations and prosecutions, and in complex business litigation. She is known for prioritizing her clients’ needs and delivering sound advice while exercising clear judgment to guide complex cases to the right result for her clients.

Emma joins Donnelly, Conroy & Gelhaar, LLP from the Litigation & Enforcement group at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston, where she was a senior associate. During her time at Ropes & Gray, Emma represented clients in internal investigations, government investigations, complex commercial litigations, and regulatory matters, with a focus on the health care and life sciences industries. She has experience at every stage of investigations and civil litigation, including drafting successful dispositive motions, leading complex discovery, preparing expert witnesses, and trial. She served as the lead associate representing several Electronic Health Record companies and several pharmaceutical companies in investigations and inquiries by DOJ and complex business litigation.

Emma maintains an active pro bono practice and was named to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court 2020 and 2021 Pro Bono High Honor Role.

Previously, Emma served as a Law Clerk for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York for the Honorable Thomas P. Griesa. Emma is a 2016 honors graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where she was an Executive Editor for the Michigan Law Review, and a 2011 Harvard College graduate. She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.



  • JD, cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 2016; Executive Editor, Michigan Law Review
  • B.A. (History), Harvard College, 2011


  • The Honorable Thomas P. Griesa, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


Massachusetts (2016)
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts (2018)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (2018)