Rockford (Rocky) Hearn joined Bertrand, Fox, Elliot, Osman & Wenzel as a senior associate in 2019. Mr. Hearn’s practice is focused on the representation of public entities and commercial clients in both state and federal courts.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hearn practiced commercial and civil litigation, representing companies and financial institutions of all sizes in complex litigation matters. Mr. Hearn is a certified mediator and has extensive experience representing clients in all phases of alternative dispute resolution, achieving favorable settlements for his clients without need of litigation.
Mr. Hearn earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego and obtained his J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law. During law school Mr. Hearn earned a certificate in international law and worked with the Documentation Center of Cambodia in the prosecution of war crimes. He developed an Advisory Report on Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct to be adopted by the United Nations–established Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in the prosecution of former members of the Khmer Rouge for war crimes in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Mr. Hearn is admitted to practice in all California state courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the Northern, Central and Eastern Districts of California.