C. Perrin Rome III

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C. Perrin Rome, III

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Direct Phone: 504-274-4580, Toll-free 800-249-1306
Email: prome@romearata.com

C. Perrin Rome, III was born in New Orleans on December 12, 1960 and has lived there ever since. He graduated from Loyola University School of Law in 1986 and began his railroad career immediately by joining Blake Arata at that point.

Perrin is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and is admitted to the U. S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and the U. S. Court of Appeals, Fourth, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits. Perrin has also served as a Presiding Judge, National Trial Advocacy and Moot Court and is a member of The American Association for Justice and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Perrin has successfully prosecuted FELA cases, train wreck cases, railroad injury cases, and tractor trailer wreck cases.

Perrin enjoys fishing and golf but does not seem to find the time to enjoy them as much as he would like.

Areas of Practice

  • FELA
  • Train Wreck
  • Railroad Injury
  • Tractor Trailer Wreck

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit


  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. – 1986
  • Loyola University
    • B.A.- 1982

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, 2015-2024

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • National Trial Advocacy and Moot Court, Presiding Judge
  • The American Association for Justice, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
Verdicts and Settlements

Personal Injury, Railroad Injuries
And Maritime Accident Lawyers


Engineer, conductor & brakeman v. Railroad & trucking company

Train Accident

A railroad engineer, conductor and brakeman suffered severe injuries (primarily lumbar spine injuries) in a grade crossing collision in Canadian County, OK when a dump truck hauling a load of sand drove in front of their train.

Tulsa, OK.

Locomotive engineer v. Railroad and trucking company

Train Accident

Engineer perished from burn injuries when the freight train he was operating collided with a gasoline tanker truck at a railroad crossing.

New Orleans, LA

Crew members v. Railroad (confidential settlement) -

Train Accident

We represented several crew members of a train involved in a derailment which occurred allegedly due to defective and poorly maintained railroad tracks. Our clients suffered various physical injuries, …

Orlando, FL

Truck Driver v. Tire Manufacturer and Ins. Co.

We represented a driver of an 18-wheeler who was injured when a relatively new left front tire on the vehicle suffered a catastrophic failure and the treads separated, causing the truck to careen off of the roadway and into a tree. …

New Orleans, LA

Passenger v. Railroad

Our client was a very sweet 79 year old lady who was stepping down off of a train, when her foot missed the metal step-stool which had been placed on the ground by the railroad’s employee. She fell to the ground and fractured her left arm, …

Jacksonville, FL
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