Tori S. Bowling

701 Main Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

M 225 383 3796

F 225 343 9612

Tori S. Bowling represents local and national clients – insurers, merchants and other business owners, contractors and individuals ­– in Louisiana state and federal courts.  Tori focuses her practice on:
  • Complex premises liability, often for national restaurant chains and retailers
  • Personal injury, on either side of the claim
  • Maritime, including personal injury and complex litigation involving fires, explosions and other catastrophic accidents on boats and rigs
  • Employment law
  • Business/Commercial litigation
  • Construction law – helping commercial and residential contractors with defects and other claims involving deficiencies
In addition, she consults with businesses on a wide range of issues.  Her clients range from local individuals and small, privately-held businesses to major, national corporations involved in claims with multi-million dollar exposure. Tori consistently participates in all phases of litigation, as well as in litigation avoidance and client education.  This includes pre-suit investigation and early intervention, first-chairing trials and handling motion practice, depositions and other discovery efforts, and legal brief writing in mediations, trials and appeals.  She has earned a reputation for instilling confidence in her clients through her responsiveness, use of the firm's case management and presentation technology, and her exemplary listening skills.

Representative Experience

  • On behalf of national convenience store and grocery store chains, represents them in the defense of liability claims made by patrons.
  • Handles commercial litigation and maritime litigation for a global catering company.
  • Represents insurers in connection with complex general liability, property and construction claims.

Professional Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association

Honors Awards

  • Vice-President of Moot Court Board
  • Finalist, Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition
  • Finalist, Pace University National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition with award for Best Oral Argument
  • 2016-2019 Rising Star in Louisiana Super Lawyers

Community Involvement

  • Providence Corporate Cup, Volunteer Board Member
  • The Ring Community Church, Member of Finance Team and Nursery Teacher


  • J.D., Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 2005
    – Bachelor of Civil Law
  • B.A., Louisiana State University, 2002
    – Dean’s List


  • Louisiana, 2005
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, 2005
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, 2005
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2005

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