Stephen Pokorski passionately defends clients against commercial transportation and insurance defense claims.
Prior to joining the firm's Civil Litigation department, Mr. Pokorski practiced in the areas of bankruptcy and consumer defense, regularly defending clients in suits on open account and assisting clients in protecting their assets in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. Mr. Pokorski still prides himself on assisting his clients through financial difficulties by tempering their expectations with realistic solutions and unique asset protection strategies.
Before embarking on his legal career, Mr. Pokorski served for nearly a decade in the U.S. military. He had the pleasure of being stationed on both the East and West coast of the United States deploying multiple times to the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Horn of Africa. While deployed, Mr. Pokorski conducted over 75 combat sorties including intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions against counter occupation elements and insurgent terrorist forces aiding in the detection of improvised explosive devices and exposing the emplacement teams. Mr. Pokorski is an avid sportsman and in his free time he can be found hunting and fishing all along the Louisiana Gulf Coast. He is also a Louisiana Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) certified law enforcement officer.