Emery graduated from the J.D. program at the Western University Faculty of Law. Prior to law school, he obtained his Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Ottawa, where he served as an executive on the students’ association.
At Western, Emery worked as a Research Assistant for Professor Richard H. McLaren, O.C, focusing on commercial law, arbitration, anti-corruption, and effective governance. He also served as an Assistant Coordinator for the Dispute Resolution Centre and as a Teaching Assistant for first-year Contracts.