BP Oil Spill Legal Network Members

The members of the Network include:


Patrick W. Pendley –


Pendley, Baudin & Coffin L.L.P. has practiced law since 1967 in Louisiana and is well known and respected though out the state. His practice in the class action and mass tort areas has involved toxic tort cases, product liability class cases and mineral rights royalty underpayment claims and rice claims.


Pendley has litigated cases against some of the largest corporations in the United States over the past thirty years, recovering hundreds of millions of dollars for Louisianan families.


Chris Coffin –


Pendley, Baudin & Coffin L.L.P. (Plaquemine, LA), has years of experience and background in litigating complex cases involving environmental contamination, product liability, toxic torts and consumer fraud claims. He has been heavily involved in multiple class action and mass tort cases throughout the United States and has served as a leader in many national lawsuits representing thousands of individuals. Chris is also a RN and intimately familiar with medical issues.


Nicholas R. Rockforte –


Pendley, Baudin & Coffin L.L.P. joined the firm in 2008 and practices in the areas of complex litigation involving environmental contamination, product liability, toxic torts, medical malpractice and consumer fraud. He is an avid outdoorsman and knows the areas of Louisiana well that were hardest hit by the spill.


Gary Mason –


Mason LLP (Washington, D.C.), is a nationally prominent attorney who represented thousands of Alaskans in the Exxon Valdez litigation, and is active in Chinese Drywall Litigation and MDL across the nation.


Dennis Reich –


Reich & Binstock (Houston, TX), devotes his practice almost exclusively to toxic and environmental litigation. He has served as either lead or colead counsel in numerous large-scale toxic tort cases and has been successful in obtaining recoveries for these people. Dennis is also on the litigation team of the FEMA trailer cases in New Orleans.


Stephen Mullins –


Luckey & Mullins LLC (Ocean Springs, MS), Former President of the Mississippi Association for Justice, Jackson County Bar association and CCA of Mississippi. has served as counsel in many of the largest chemical and waste contamination cases in Mississippi and neighboring states including the Baker-Florida School System Isocynates cases, Abney v Morton International (the largest groundwater contamination case in Mississippi history), and represented tens of thousands of injured and exposed workers though out the years recovering count verdicts and settlements in the millions. Steve is intimately familiar with local fisheries issues having grown up in Ocean Springs, and being an avid fisherman. He serves as a intail Board Member of Asian Americans for change, and is a regular guest speaker to lawyers, regulators, and fisherman groups concerning BP, and other fisheries matters.


This oil spill, and the inability of BP to contain it, has resulted in, and may continue to cause, significant damage to properties, fisheries, and natural resources located along the coast of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. The BP Oil Spill Legal Network is fully prepared to pursue your claims and economic loss and seek prompt recovery from BP through the Court supervised Settlement Claims process.