Emily R. Spitzer is an Associate Attorney practicing in Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC's Divorce & Family Law and Immigration practice groups. Ms. Spitzer sees a lot of overlap in these fields and loves figuring out creative solutions to these challenging matters.
Before joining Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham, Ms. Spitzer practiced law in New Jersey for the Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) organization. Her fluency in Spanish was well used as she represented unaccompanied immigrant children and their families before various county family courts, the Newark Immigration Court, and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Ms. Spitzer received her Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, graduating cum laude and on the Dean’s Honor List. Additional school recognition also includes the Jacob Hecht Pro Bono Graduating Student of the Year Award, the Hugo Grotius International Law Scholarship and the Cox International Law Center Fellowship.
Legal representation and activism has taken Ms. Spitzer to Texas, Washington, Ohio and New Jersey but she’s always been a proud Buffalo native and is happy to return home.