Emily Benson Chatzky, Esq. is a Junior Partner with The Ticktin Law Group in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
Emily graduated from Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, North Carolina. Emily was a Dean’s Scholar and an Advocacy Fellow at the law school. Emily served as Editor-in-Chief of The Elon Law Review and was published in May, 2020, for her article entitled “Almost Citizens: How the Medical Exception Continues to Limit Refugee Naturalization.” Emily was also a Board Member of the Moot Court team, competing in two competitions while in law school. Emily won an Excellence in Advocacy Award, Excellence in Legal Research & Writing Award, and an Excellence in Pro Bono Award for completing more than 75 pro bono service hours while in law school.
During law school, Emily worked for a local law firm practicing Social Security Disability and Workers’ Compensation plaintiff law. She also worked at the Elon Law Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic serving refugees with disabilities. Prior to law school, Emily obtained her MSW at Columbia University in New York City. During that time, she worked for the Court Appointed Special Advocates in Brooklyn, New York, representing youth in foster care. Emily also spent many summers working at the Jewish Association for Residential Care (JARC) in Boca Raton, Florida, working with adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Outside of work, Emily enjoys spending time with her husband and their goldendoodle, Wrigley, getting as much fresh air as possible!