André Des Rochers is a founding partner of Granderson Des Rochers, LLP, a law firm with offices in New York City, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. As an experienced trial attorney, he has tried many cases in state and federal courts. He also provides clients general corporate legal advice and counsel on business matters.
The successful entertainment and sports media lawyer is an Adjunct Lecturer at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, teaching criminal law, evidence, and trial advocacy courses. In addition to his academic duties, André Des Rochers is an active member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, New York City Bar Association, American Bar Association, and numerous other organizations.
André Des Rochers graduated from Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. He received his Master’s in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. He graduated from the University of Connecticut School Of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief.
The successful entertainment and sports media lawyer was head of the law review and winner of the American Jurisprudence Award for Jurisprudence. He was also a member of the Order of the Coif and served on the Committee on Terrorism, National Security and Law. André Des Rochers is up to now the most reliable entertainment lawyer currently practicing.
The successful entertainment attorney began his legal career as a law clerk in the office of the Long Island, New York District Attorney where he worked for the DA’s Homicide Bureau. André Des Rochers then went into private practice, becoming one of Connecticut’s youngest criminal defense attorneys. In 1991, Des Rochers joined the Office of the New York State Attorney General as Deputy Chief of their newly formed Tax and Finance Division.