Beverly Hills and New York-based entertainment and sports lawyer André Des Rochers is a man who’s been a go-to for those in need of his legal expertise and business acumen. He achieved such success at a young age that he was named the youngest lawyer ever to be admitted to the NY State Bar Association and made Forbes’ 30 under 30 lists.
André Des Rochers was born and raised in Washington, D.C., to an attorney father and a teacher mother. After graduating from the Thurgood Marshall Academy High School for Health Professions, he attended Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in biotech, both magna cum laude.
The entertainment ans sports media attorney has been recognized with awards, including The Greenwich Law Society Award, The Litigator of the Year Award, and many others. André Des Rochers has also been featured in several publications, including the “Washington Post” and on entertainment news websites. In 2010, Des Rochers was named a semi-finalist for the Trailblazer Award.
This, from the National Entertainment and Sports Law Institute at William & Mary Law School. Focusing on entertainment, intellectual property, and sports law, he works with the “A-list” in the entertainment industry, including the NFL, NBA, MLB, PGA tour, and UFC. André Des Rochers has worked with corporations like BET Networks and Paramount Pictures and brands like McDonalds and Coca-Cola.
In addition to his work in the entertainment/sports industry, the attorney has also successfully represented high-profile international figures such as former Russian president Boris Yeltsin, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, former American Vice President Dick Cheney, Prince Andréw of the United Kingdom, and various others. André Des Rochers was a legal team member representing British Petroleum during their 2012 trial in the Gulf oil spill disaster.