Emily Shoor


Emily represents commercial landlords, management companies, and condo and co-op boards in real estate litigation matters in New York and California.

Many of Emily’s recent cases have dealt with the complex issues surrounding the disruptions to leases and other real estate contracts arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Emily earned her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from New York University and her law degree from Brooklyn Law School. While in law school, Emily was the executive articles editor of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law. She was also a legal intern for New York Public Radio, Legal Aid Society of New York among other organizations in New York.



Super Lawyers Recognizes 27 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys in New York

September 22, 2023

Thirteen attorneys were recognized as Super Lawyers and 14 were named “Rising Stars.”

Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Secure Early Release for Pro Bono Client

March 29, 2023

Matthew Elkin and Emily Shorr have secured the release of their pro bono client under New York’s landmark Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act (DVSJA).

Cozen O'Connor Promotes 29 Attorneys to Member

March 20, 2023

Cozen O'Connor is proud to announce the promotion of 29 attorneys to member.

Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Support Critical Voting Rights Cases

November 01, 2022

We celebrate National Pro Bono Week by sharing the high-impact work of Cozen O’Connor attorneys who have contributed to critical voting rights cases.

More Than 205 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

August 19, 2021

Best Lawyers selected 210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.


Commercial Tenants Raising Impossibility of Performance and Frustration of Purpose [Alert]

May 06, 2020

Menachem J. Kastner, Emily Shoor, and Andrew Punzo discuss the case law behind New York courts applying the common law doctrines of Impossibility of Performance and Frustration of Purpose narrowly and strictly and only in limited circumstances.


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2014
  • New York University, B.A., cum laude, 2008
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • California