John R. Rigby


John Rigby helps clients manage commercial litigation matters. He has experience with pre-trial practice in both state and federal courts, including conducting extensive legal research, drafting briefs and motions, fact and expert discovery, assisting with depositions, and mediation preparation. John has also drafted legal memoranda on complex business litigation issues and conducted document review and case law research for class action cases dealing with securities fraud and antitrust issues.

John attended UCLA School of Law, where, among other campus leadership activities, he created a student organization and served as the Student Bar Association's external vice president. He also served as a 1L writing advisor for the school's Lawyering Skills program. During law school, John worked for a major sports talent management agency based in Los Angeles and externed in the litigation department of a Los Angeles-based nonprofit.



  • J.D. University of California, Los Angeles School of Law 2020
    • Founder and president, Gaming Law Association at UCLA
    • Vice president, Student Bar Association
    • Chief production editor, UCLA Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs
    • Events coordinator, Sports Law Federation
    • 1L writing advisor, Lawyering Skills Program
    • Member, UCLA Documentary Film Clinic
  • B.A. English and African American Studies with distinction University of Iowa 2011
    • Student body president
    • Reporter, Daily Iowan TV
    • Hancher - Finkbine Medallion
    • Nile C. Kinnick Scholarship
    • UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's List

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association