Emily M. A. Sayre


Emily focuses her practice on resolving construction disputes and assisting clients in all phases of construction projects. Her broad experience with the litigation process includes pleadings and motion practice, pretrial discovery, and trial preparation. Emily has experience helping clients throughout the industry achieve their goals by representing clients in wide range of construction-related disputes and facilitating complex construction projects. She also assists with catastrophic loss and insurance litigation.

Education & Admissions


  • The Ohio State University

    (B.A., 2013)

  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University

    (J.D., 2017)


  • State of Ohio


  • Prepares various pleadings, dispositive motions, and other documents filed in state and federal courts.
  • Takes depositions in complex construction cases, and drafts and responds to discovery requests, including requests for admission, interrogatories, and requests for production of documents.
  • Researches and drafts memoranda analyzing a broad range of complex construction and insurance issues.
  • Efficiently and effectively handles eDiscovery in construction and insurance cases, including review of construction blueprints, plans, and specifications.
  • Experience drafting employment agreements, mortgage promissory notes, annex leases, and other transactional documents.
  • Worked during law school as a constable for Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Patrick T. Dinkelacker, where she was responsible for running the civil docket, facilitated civil hearings, motions, and conferences, and coordinated court communication materials.

Publications & Presentations


  • “Statutes of Repose: What Every Contractor Needs to Know,” Co-Author, Construction Executive (February 2020)



  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association


  • Young Professionals Choral Collective (Board Member, 2020-present)
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) (Tax Preparer, 2016 and 2017 Tax Seasons)
  • Armstrong Chapel United Methodist Church – Vertical Impact Youth Group (Volunteer Leader, 2014-present)