Carol Anne Emory (1944-2015) worked as a legal counsel for the Bechtel Corporation during the time Edith Roller worked there as a secretary. The two often worked closely together. Carol’s position at Bechtel mostly had her drafting contracts for engineering projects, both within the United States and internationally.
Carol left Bechtel in 1985 to move to Portland, Oregon, and work with Perkins Coie, a larger international firm. At the time she was also teaching law classes at Lewis and Clark Law School, specifically regarding international business transactions. In 1989 she left Perkins Coie and founded the Emory Law Group, which focused on international business law. She operated the Emory Group as owner and president until her death in 2015.
Carol Anne Emory was an active member of the Oregon State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the International Bar Association. She was a member of the Advisory Board at the University of Oregon Law School, the Lewis and Clark Law School, and the University of California Berkeley Law. She also co-founded Legal Counsel International, LLC, an international network of experienced lawyers also specializing in business law.