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Forrest E. Guedry

Forrest Guedry is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2018 and practices in the casualty and mass tort litigation group. Forrest has represented national retail establishments, international restaurant chains, local contractors, municipalities, business owners, employers, and landlords in the defense of premise liability matters, personal injury lawsuits, contract disputes, defense of workers compensation claims, and eviction proceedings.  Prior to joining the firm, Forrest practiced insurance and worker’s compensation defense in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of national retailers in the defense casualty litigation, "slip and fall" cases and soft tissue personal injury cases throughout Louisiana and in the negotiation of settlement terms
  • Representation of local business owners in contract and wage dispute litigation
  • Defended construction contractors in workers’ compensation claims
  • Represented national cable and telecommunications subcontractor in defense of personal injury lawsuit
  • Defended national retail store from fraudulent personal injury claims
  • Represented international Fortune 100 company in defense of lawsuits resulting from automobile accidents
  • Successfully represented landlord in eviction proceedings and recovered past due rental payments and associated attorney’s fees
  • Defended local municipality in wrongful termination and personal injury litigation
Education

Forrest earned his B.A., cum laude, from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2012. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2015, where he served as Editor in Chief of the Loyola Maritime Law Journal. He also participated in the Loyola Moot Court Program as an oralist on the 2014-2015 Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Team. While at Loyola, Forrest also earned a Certificate in International Studies.

Admissions
  • Admitted, Louisiana, 2015; United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Memberships
  • Louisiana State and Federal Bar Associations; Loyola Maritime Law Journal Alumni Board
Community Service
  • Volunteer, Junior High Basketball Coach
  • Member, Kiwanis Baton Rouge Downtown