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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 contract disputes, toxic tort litigation, employment law, 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.  


Emily received her law degree from Tulane University Law School, where she graduated magna cum laude and served as Notes and Commends Editor for the Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law and the John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition Chair. Emily earned her undergraduate degree from Eugene Lang College – The New School for Liberal Arts in New York City, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. 


Following law school, Emily clerked for the Honorable Chief Judge Ulysses Gene Thibodeaux of the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal and then spent six years in private practice. She also served as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law teaching Advanced Appellate Advocacy from 2014-2017 at Tulane Law School.


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.

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, 2022-2023

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2023

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