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4981 Bluebonnet Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: 225-928-5400
Fax: 225-928-7733
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David C. Forrester

David C. Forrester

Principal
Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Phone:
225-928-5400
Fax:
225-928-7733
Email:
DAVID C. FORRESTER is a native of New Orleans. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia in 1971 and his Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University School of Law in 1977. After college, Mr. Forrester worked on the Impeachment Inquiry Staff, U. S. House of Representatives, in connection with the Watergate scandal involving the Nixon Administration. Prior to entering law practice, he served on the personal staff of the Florida Insurance Commissioner.

A specialist in insurance fraud and arson, Mr. Forrester has won numerous arson and fraud cases at trial and has served on the Governor’s Insurance Anti-Fraud Advisory Board. He is a frequent lecturer on insurance fraud and arson, and has delivered lectures for continuing legal education courses regarding insurance law and insurance fraud. A former prosecutor for the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office, Mr. Forrester has drafted criminal statutes in Louisiana regarding Medicaid fraud and cruelty to the infirm.
    

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • Litigation & Trial Practice
  • Examinations Under Oath
  • Subrogation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1977
  • Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia
    • B.A. - 1971
    • Honors: Dean's List

Representative Clients

  • Allstate Insurance Co.
  • Louisiana Farm Bureau Insurance Co.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1982 - Present
  • Louisiana Bar Association, Member, 1977 - Present
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member, 1985 - Present
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member