Kristin Beckman on 8/21/19. Photo by Paul Morse

Emily E. Ross
(504) 322-7479
eross@pipesmiles.com
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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.

Education

Tulane Law School, J.D., magna cum laude,2012

CALI Award Recipient for Highest Grade, Legal Profession
Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law, Notes and Comments Editor
Moot Court Board, John R. Brown Admiralty Competition Chair

Eugene Lang College at the New School, B.A., Dean’s List, 2009

Professional Associations

New Orleans Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
New Orleans Pro Bono Project Volunteer

Presentations

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