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Emily E. Ross

Emily E. Ross practices complex commercial litigation, insurance defense, and bad faith litigation.


Emily has extensive experience representing clients in an array of civil litigation disputes, including employment disputes, contract disputes, toxic tort litigation, construction litigation, surety law, and appellate work.  Her insurance experience includes representing insurers in first-party coverage and statutory bad faith disputes, as well as in third-party bodily injury disputes in state and federal court.  Her employment law experience includes representing employers and employers’ liability insurers in Title VII claims, Section 1981 and 1983 claims, and Fair Labor Standards Act litigation. She also represents companies in complex, multi-party tort disputes.
Emily is admitted to practice before all Louisiana State Courts as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana and the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.



  • Tulane University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2012

    • CALI Award Recipient for Highest Grade, Legal Profession

    • Law School Scholarship Recipient

    • Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law, Notes and Comments Editor

    • Moot Court Board, John R. Brown Admiralty Competition Chair 

  • Eugene Lang College – The New School for Liberal Arts, B.A., Psychology, Dean’s List, 2009


  • Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C.

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Chief Judge Ulysses Gene Thibodeaux, Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal 

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, Advanced Appellate Advocacy, Tulane Law School

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New Orleans Bar Association

  • Federal Bar Association

  • New Orleans Pro Bono Project Volunteer


Publications & speaking engagements

  • Presenter, Ethical Considerations When Reletting Projects, Midwest Surety & Construction Claims Conference, July 2019

  • Presenter, Setting Precedents – 1st Annual Appellate Practice Seminar, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, Institute for CLE, May 2018

  • Presenter, The Role of the Second Chair on Appeal, Advanced Appellate Practice, Louisiana State Bar Association, November 2017

  • Presenter, Unleashing the Power of Microsoft Office and Adobe for Lawyers, National Business Institute, June 26, 2015

Awards & Honors

  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2022-2024

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2023-2024

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