Emily C. Borgen

Emily C. Borgen

Lafayette, Louisiana

Emily Borgen is an Associate at Larry Curtis, APLC. Emily earned a B.A. *cum laude* from New York University, where she studied political science and Slavic studies. After graduating from college, Emily received a J.D. *cum laude* from Duke University School of Law. During law school, Emily served as Articles Editor for the Duke Law Journal. After law school, Emily served as a law clerk to the Honorable W. Eugene Davis of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Emily practices in the areas of maritime personal injury and wrongful death involving offshore drilling rig accidents, supply, utility and crew boat accidents, dredge boat accidents, fishing boat accidents, construction barge accidents, commercial diving accidents, and helicopter accidents, as well as accidents involving railroad employees (FELA claims), railroad crossing accidents, and automobile and commercial truck accidents.

Emily is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, Lafayette Bar Association, Louisiana Association for Justice, and Inns of Court of Acadiana. She is admitted to practice in Louisiana, New York, and the District of Columbia.

Areas of Practice

  • Maritime Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Offshore Drilling Rig Accidents
  • Supply, Utility and Crew Boat Accidents
  • Dredge Boat Accidents
  • Fishing Boat Accidents
  • Construction Barge Accidents
  • Commercial Diving Accidents
  • Helicopter Accidents
  • Railroad Employees (FELA claims)
  • Railroad Crossing Accidents
  • Automobile and Commercial Truck Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • New York
  • District of Columbia


  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D. cum laude - 2011
    • Law Journal: Duke Law Journal, Articles Editor
  • New York University
    • B.A. cum laude - 2007
    • Major: Political Science and Slavic Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana Bar Association, Member
  • Lafayette Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Association for Justice, Member
  • Inns of Court of Acadiana, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable W. Eugene Davis of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Law Clerk