Patrick Pendley

Pendley, Baudin & Coffin, L.L.P.
24110 Eden St # 71
Plaquemine, LA 70764
(225) 687-6396
www.pbclawfirm.com


Pat Pendley, senior partner at Pendley, Baudin and Coffin, L.L.P., has practiced law continuously since 1967, with a general practice of law in all areas, except patent and tax law.  Beginning in 1981 with his first environmental class action, Mr. Pendley's practice in the class action and mass tort areas has involved toxic tort cases, consumer insurance class cases, product liability class cases and mineral rights royalty underpayment claims.  The number of class cases and mass tort cases in which he has been involved exceeds one hundred cases in both federal and state courts around the country.  Mr. Pendley has served, by court appointment, as a member of numerous plaintiff steering committees, as well as in leadership positions in many of these cases.  These cases have ranged in the number of clients from a few hundred up to hundreds of thousands of class members.  Mr. Pendley has litigated cases against some of the largest corporations in the United States over the past thirty years.

Additionally, Mr. Pendley has represented both landowners and expropriatory authorities in several hundred eminent domain cases dating back to the early 1970's and continuing to this day.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
Undergraduate - Louisiana State University and McNeese College
Louisiana State University (J.D., 1967)
AV rated for over 30 years

ADMISSIONS
Supreme Court of Louisiana, 1967
United States Supreme Court, 2001
United States Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit, 1981
All United States District Courts in Louisiana
United States District Court for Eastern District of Louisiana
United States District Court for Middle District of Louisiana
United States District Court for Western District of Louisiana
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
United States District Court for the Northern District of Wyoming
United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas

ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS
Louisiana State Bar Association
Louisiana Association of Justice
American Association of Justice
Fifth Circuit Bar Association
International Society of Barristers
18th Judicial District Court Bar Association
Louisiana Super Lawyer 2008 - 2011
Aircraft Owner and Pilots Association