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Emily C. Borgen
Shareholder, Lafayette
822 Harding Street
P.O. Box 52008
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503


Emily Borgen’s practice focuses on environmental and energy litigation.  Emily has particular experience representing oil and gas clients in coastal land loss and legacy lawsuits.   She also has a broad range of experience in admiralty, maritime, and personal injury litigation. 

Prior to joining the firm, Emily clerked for the Honorable W. Eugene Davis of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Emily graduated cum laude from Duke University School of Law.



  • Louisiana Bar Association, Member
  • Lafayette Bar Association, Member
  • American Inns of Court of Acadiana, Member


  • Acadiana Profile "Top Lawyer" in Environmental Law, 2020
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers "Rising Star", 2020-2022
  • Acadiana Profile "Top Lawyer" in Insurance Law, 2019
  • Acadiana Profile “Top Lawyer” in Admiralty and Maritime Law, 2017

Acadiana Profile Top Lawyer 2020

Emily C. Borgen
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  • “Unpacking a Year of Extremes: New Take-Aways in Force Majeure Analysis,” Liskow & Lewis Energy Webinar Series, April 8, 2021

  • “Rediscovering Discovery: Is it Worth the Fight?” BP in-house CLE, Chicago, Illinois, April 10, 2019

After Hours

In her free time, Emily enjoys reading novels, traveling, and spending time with her wife and son.