A lawyer is a person who represents and defends an entity or person in various court proceedings and also assists the client in different legal situations where the law and its terms are being discussed. The main reason for the significance of a lawyer is that every human being is equal and everyone deserves the same possibility to obtain legal justice. Discussing one such person, Rodney S. Diggs, he becomes a recognized lawyer with his hard work and determination.
After completing his education at Howard University School of Law, J. D and the University of California, Los Angeles, he started to practice as a legal advisor and lawyer. Later after gaining good experience as a lawyer, he becomes a practiced litigator with considerable experience trying cases to conclusion in both state and federal courts. He is Chairman of the Employment and Labor group, which focuses on discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and hour and wage issues. Along with this, Rodney also possesses great knowledge in handling civil rights litigation.
Talking about his achievements, he acquired a $9.1 million verdict in a criminal case in opposition to the City of Long Beach. This was one of the largest verdicts in history adjacent to the City of Long Beach and the second-largest in a criminal death case in California. He has also obtained more than $40 million in settlements and verdicts on behalf of clients. He also led the advisory in Reginald Mitchell v. California Department of Public Health. That resulted in a published California Court petition decision.
Rodney also became Director at Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt in the year 2016. After this in the year 2019, he became a key partner when this firm changed its name. Earlier to join the firm in the year 2011, Rodney also clerked for the Patti Jo McKay, controlling Judge for the Los Angeles Superior Court. At Howard University School of Law, he was Vice President of the Student Bar Association, Senior Staff Editor, and Chief Justice as well.
In the year 2019, Rodney S. Diggs was named among the top 100 lawyers in California by Daily Journal. Additionally, he was named as a rising star from the year 2014-2019 as well. In the last several years, Rodney has earned a lot of things in his career that make him a recognized lawyer in California.