Emily Margaret Fornshell, daughter of Robert D. and Antoinette Fornshell of Stonecrest Road, graduated May 12 from William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, VA, with a Juris Doctorate degree.

While studying law at William & Mary, the 2015 graduate of Mount Holyoke College and 2011 graduate of Greenwich Academy was the president of the Transactional Law Team, a member of the Business Law Review, and recipient of the Carter Kaplan & Company International Finance Law Award.

Fornshell was also recognized as a Law School Public Servant for her pro bono work as an intern with the City Attorney of Hampton, Virginia, and with the Federal Income Tax Clinic at William & Mary, in addition to her volunteer work with The Community Tax Law Project in Richmond, Virginia.

Fornshell plans to sit for the bar examination in Maryland at the end of July.