US Tennis Association

André Des Rochers at US Tennis Association

André Des Rochers is the founder and managing attorney of Classy Sports. He has been practicing law and representing professional athletes for over 20 years. André’s practice is based in Beverly Hills, California as well as New York City (Gdrfirm).


Here, André Des Rochers consistently represents clients in cases of breach of contract, patent infringement, and other commercial disputes. He has served as an independent arbitrator under the auspices of the US Tennis Association, Tennis Australia, and multiple schools and clubs throughout the US.


  1. Background and current practice


Mr. Des Rochers was born in New York City and grew up in Montclair, New Jersey. He attended Columbia University and the University of Southern California where he earned both his Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctorate. After graduating from USC, André Des Rochers served as a law clerk to the Honorable Harry Lee Anstead at the United States District Court for the Central District of California. 


He is licensed to practice law in California and New York and is a member of the bar in the US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit as well as several other federal courts. André Des Rochers has an outstanding proven track record of success.


  1. Achievements and recognition


André Des Rochers was ranked as a top private attorney in his field by the Los Angeles Daily Journal. In addition, he received recognition from The LA Business Journal, The Daily Business Review (Beverly Hills), and various legal publications. He has been recognized for his dedication to athletic representation and client service.


This, by being named to the LA Weekly’s Top 50 Sports Attorneys list for 2015 and 2016. The entertainment lawyer has been honored three times as a Los Angeles Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2015, 2016, and 2018. Successful entertainment lawyer André Des Rochers has established a strong reputation and presence in the field of sports and entertainment law.