EMMETT PEPPER was born in Charleston, West Virginia and obtained his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech in 2000. For nine years, Emmett worked on energy, consumer, and environmental policy in New York, Virginia, and Connecticut. In 2012, Emmett graduated from the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC. After clerking as a writ clerk with the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, Emmett began working on a part-time basis with Pepper & Nason and with the West Virginia Citizen Action Group, a non-profit public interest group. At West Virginia Citizen Action Group, he brings cases at the West Virginia Public Service Commission to improve energy efficiency options for consumers and advocates at the legislature for better laws to protect consumers. At Pepper & Nason, Emmett assists with foreclosure issues, family law, and Chapter 7 bankruptcies and represents clients facing traffic offenses and administrative law issues.