Mr. Forester is an associate in the Metairie office of Blue Williams LLP and has been with the firm since 2009. His practice consists primarily of construction litigation, admiralty/maritime, insurance law and federal and state workers’ compensation law.
Mr. Forester graduated from Louisiana State University College of Business earning a bachelor of science degree in 2004. In 2009, he received his juris doctorate degree and graduate diploma in civil law from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU. He also studied at Université Jean Moulin III in Lyon, France. At LSU, Mr. Forester received several academic and performance-based scholarships, was the 2008 to 2009 president of the Moot Court Board, and was a member of the Trial Advocacy Board. In 2008, his team placed first in the Tullis Moot Court Competition, at which he received the Best Brief Award. He was also a member of the National Moot Court Team, which placed first at the regional competition, where he received the Best Oral Advocate Award. In the national round in New York, the team finished in the top 28 teams out of 190. In 2009, the team returned, placing third in regionals.
Mr. Forester joined Blue Williams as an associate in 2009 after clerking with the firm during the summer of his second year in law school. Mr. Forester is admitted to practice in all state courts in Louisiana. He is also admitted to practice before the Eastern, Western and Middle Federal District Courts in Louisiana, as well as the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the Louisiana State Bar Association.