Emily McDonough Souza Joins Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C.

August 24, 2017

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (August 24, 2017) – The law firm of Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. welcomes Emily McDonough Souza as an Associate with the firm. Ms. Souza joins the firm’s Medical Malpractice & Hospital Liability Defense and Professional Malpractice & Liability Defense practice groups.

Michael D. Neubert, a Principal at Neubert, Pepe & Monteith states, “We are thrilled to have Emily join our firm and our Medical Liability Defense group. The skills she developed clerking at the Appellate Court will be a great asset to us.”

Prior to joining Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, Ms. Souza was law clerk to the Honorable Eliot D. Prescott at the Connecticut Appellate Court in Hartford. She began her legal career as a research clerk for trial level judges of the Superior Court. There, she served as criminal law specialist for the Connecticut Judicial Branch’s Legal Research Office, acting as the primary resource for judges and co-clerks on issues related to criminal law. In addition, she has held intern positions at the United States Attorney’s Office, Office of the Corporation Counsel for the City of New Haven, and the State’s Attorney’s Office.

Ms. Souza received her B.S. magna cum laude from the University of Connecticut, where she was a student in the Honors Program, and received her J.D. magna cum laude from Quinnipiac University School of Law. In law school, Ms. Souza served as the Executive Managing Editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review. She received numerous awards, including the James A. Trowbridge Professional Responsibility Award, Excellence in Clinical Work Award, Service to the Community Award, and three Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards. Her casenote, State v. Guilbert: Should Jurors in Connecticut Be Educated About Eyewitness Reliability Through Expert Testimony or Jury Instructions?, was published in the Quinnipiac Law Review in 2015.

Ms. Souza is admitted to practice in Connecticut. She and her husband currently reside in Milford, CT.

Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. is a general practice law firm with offices in New Haven, Hartford and Fairfield, Connecticut and White Plains, New York ( Our team of attorneys possesses the type of exceptional legal and professional skills sought by clients to meet their objectives. The team’s depth, talent, and dedication to client success allows Neubert, Pepe & Monteith to better serve clients locally and nationally.