Emily W. Newman

For almost 20 years Emily has defended, tried, and arbitrated cases throughout Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan for professionals in various trades and professions. For the last 10 years, she has focused her career on representing hospitals, doctors, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare providers in litigation and risk management. This includes obtaining a defense verdict in the defense of a nursing home in Northern Kentucky against a $53 million trial demand, successfully arbitrating a hospital case obtaining a favorable award, obtaining dismissal of punitive damages during a nursing home trial, and being awarded attorney’s fees after a defense verdict was returned for resident’s rights claims. She also lectures to medical providers on risk management and litigation.

Prior to forming Dzenitis Newman, Emily was a partner in a large multi-state law firm where she was Co-Chair of the Long Term Care Liability practice group. Emily was honored as an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2010 and 2011. She continues to be awarded that same honor in Kentucky from 2015 to present.

Emily graduated from Miami University and the University of Toledo School of Law.

More About Emily


J.D. University of Toledo College of Law, 2004
B.A. Miami University, 2000


Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2011
State of Ohio, 2004
State of Michigan, 2005
U.S. District Court of Northern Ohio, 2005
U.S. District Court of the Western District of Kentucky, 2011
U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2011

Professional Memberships

Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Michigan State Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities


Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2010-2011
Kentucky Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2015 to present