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Emily  Roark

Emily Roark

Mass Torts, Multi-District Litigation and Class Action Attorney
  • Products Liability, Consumer Law, Personal Injury
  • Kentucky
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Biography

Emily W. Roark’s career in law began at the Bryant Law Center in 2000, straight out of University of Kentucky Law School. She represents individuals harmed by pharmaceutical drugs, dangerous products and defective medical devices.

Emily has been involved in several multi-district litigation and class actions involving opioids, train derailments, Essure, transvaginal mesh, IVC filters, Abilify, Zantac, Paraquat, 3M military earplugs and Roundup - just to name a few.

In June 2021 she was appointed to the Plaintiffs Executive Committee in the Multi District Litigation case: RANITIDINE PRODUCT CASES, JCCP No. 5150.

August 16, 2021, she was appointed to the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee in Multi-District Litigation 21-md-02996-CRB IN RE: MCKINSEY & CO., IN NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION OPIATE CONSULTANT LITIGATION.

Also in August of 2021, she was appointed as a Special Justice of the Supreme Court of Kentucky by Governor Andy Beshear and was awarded the West Kentucky Star People’s Choice award for Best Attorney in 2021.

Emily is also former President of the McCracken County Bar Association and is a member of the American Association for Justice, and Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America. She is also a member of the Kentucky Justice Association where she served on the Board of Governors from 2016-2017. Adding to her many accomplishments, Emily is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum which is comprised of attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts & settlements. Currently, she serves as the Vice-Chair for the Barkley Regional Airport Board.

On a personal note, Emily’s husband, Joseph Roark, is also an attorney at the firm. They have an 11-year old son who they enjoy watching play golf and tennis. Emily and Joe are members of St. Thomas More and volunteer at their son’s school, St Mary. For relaxation, Emily enjoys watching her son’s sporting events, working out and escaping to the beach.

Practice Areas
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Consumer Law
    Class Action
    Personal Injury
    Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Video Conferencing
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kentucky
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United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
Bryant Law Center P.S.C.
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Awards
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Professional Associations
Kentucky State Bar
Member
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McCracken County Bar Association
Past President
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National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America
Member
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Kentucky Justice Association
Member and Board Member Board of Governors 2016-2017
Current
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Barkley Regional Airport
Board of Directors
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Bryant Law Center
Blog
Mass Torts and Injury Blog
Contact & Map
Bryant Law Center
Main Office
601 Washington St.
Paducah, KY 42003
Telephone: (270) 550-1250
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Bryant Law Center remains fully operational and committed to serving our clients and colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic. Call us at 270-550-1250 to talk to an attorney. There is never a charge for a consultation.
Bryant Law Center
Louisville, KY, USA
Telephone: (502) 673-1160
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Bryant Law Center remains fully operational and committed to serving our clients and colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic. Call us at 502-673-1160 to talk to an attorney. There is never a charge for a consultation.
Mayfield Office
935 Paris Rd., Suite A
Mayfield, KY 42066
Telephone: (270) 247-1155
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Free consultation.
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