Nicholas R. Rockforte

Nicholas R. Rockforte


Nick Rockforte is a partner with Pendley, Baudin and Coffin, L.L.P., joining the firm in August of 2008. Mr. Rockforte practices in the areas of complex litigation involving pharmaceutical litigation, product liability, toxic torts, medical malpractice and consumer fraud. He was also selected as a National Trial Lawyers Association Top 40 Under 40.   


Education & Professional Background

  • Southern University Law Center (J.D., 2007) Ranked Number 1 in his graduating class
  • Louisiana State University (B.S., 2004)
  • Judicial Law Clerk to District Court Judge James J. Best, 18th Judicial District


  • State Bar of Louisiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeal 5th Circuit

Activities & Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice