Emily Donohoe

Programme Officer, North America


Emily joined the Thomson Reuters Foundation in 2018. Based in New York, she manages relationships with TrustLaw’s network of NGOs and social enterprises in North America and connects them with law firms and in-house legal teams to promote legal pro bono and corporate social responsibility across the Americas. She implements strategic legal research programs on regional and cross-border issues and develops TrustLaw’s relationships with our members.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Emily worked as an Associate specializing in Capital Markets at White & Case LLP where she worked on extensive pro bono projects related to impact investing, criminal justice, immigration and human sex trafficking. While at White & Case, Emily was seconded to Acumen to assist on impact investments in social and sustainable enterprises in West Africa and Latin America. Prior to White & Case, Emily worked at JP Morgan Chase in anti-money laundering and anti-bribery. Emily is passionate about how corporations can drive social change, specifically with respect to climate change, policy reform and social justice issues.

Emily is a New York qualified lawyer. She received her Juris Doctor from Emory University and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Economics from Emory University.