Emily Storm-Smith is an associate attorney in Ice Miller's Business Group based in Indianapolis, concentrating her practice in the areas of general corporate advice, commercial contract agreements, intellectual property licensing, mergers & acquisitions, and data security & privacy. She is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).

Emily handles a variety of general business, corporate, and transactional matters for clients in a wide range of industries including medical devices, computer software and cloud computing, automotive, construction, consumer products, transportation, energy and industrial chemicals. She also advises start-ups and small- to mid-sized companies on day-to-day legal issues to help them grow into successful businesses. Emily’s counseling to these companies generally includes corporate liability structure, corporate governance, corporate finance, private equity, and general contracts.

A native Indianapolis Hoosier, Emily attended Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School then Purdue University for her undergraduate degree in nuclear engineering. After graduation, Emily spent four years working for Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, a Department of Energy research laboratory, as a nuclear physicist. As an engineer and physicist, Emily worked on diverse projects such as product design and testing. Her first career provided experience in technology design, software development, project management, product manufacture, product testing, and customer support.

After returning to graduate school, Emily pursued a joint degree in law and public affairs at top-ranked IU-Bloomington Maurer School of Law and School of Public and Environmental Affairs. In law school, Emily focused on intellectual property and business law. She also served as the editor-in-chief to Volume 5 of the IP Theory Law Journal published by the IU Center for Intellectual Property Research. Before graduating from law school, Emily worked as a judicial clerk for Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush.

Emily was a summer clerk with Ice Miller in 2014 before graduating from the Maurer School of Law Cum Laude and joining the Firm as an associate in 2015. Emily is admitted to practice law in the state of Indiana.

Outside of Ice Miller, Emily serves on the Membership and Membership Benefits committees for the Indiana State Bar Association. Additionally, she is active in her sorority, Sigma Kappa, as a current collegiate chapter advisor; serves as a board member for the Eagle Creek Park Foundation; and continues to be an active member of the American Nuclear Society.


Speaking Engagements
  • Purdue Women in Engineering Programs Keynote for Juniors Exploring Engineering Programs Day 2015
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