Rodney S. Diggs, Esq.

Title: Partner
Company: Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Rodney S. Diggs, Esq., Partner at Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in labor and employment law.

Specializing in labor and employment law and civil rights law, Mr. Diggs has excelled in his role as a partner at Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs since 2016, originally joining the firm as an attorney in 2011. Backed by a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles from 2005, he notably earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Howard University School of Law in 2010. Gaining initial legal experience in Washington, D.C., Mr. Diggs served as a student attorney with the D.C. Law Students in Court from 2009 to 2010. Additionally, he was a law clerk for the Honorable Patti Jo McKay in 2009 and a summer associate at Blank Rome LLP in 2008. Today, Mr. Diggs is admitted to practice in California and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Finding great success throughout his career, in 2019, Mr. Diggs was named a Top 100 Lawyer in the California-Daily Journal and listed in the Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers. In 2018, Law Dragon listed him as a Most Powerful Employment Lawyer and he was the recipient of a Tau Beta Omega Chapter Community Leader Award. The previous year, in 2017, the California Legislature Assembly named Mr. Diggs to the 40 Under 40 Civic Emerging Leaders, the National Bar Association listed him among 40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates and the Los Angeles African American Vanguard Awards named him to 100 Most Influential African Americans. In addition to his various accolades, Mr. Diggs has been listed to the National Black Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 and was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2014 to 2019. Mr. Diggs attributes his professional success to self-motivation and his desire to make his parents proud. Today, he maintains affiliation with the American Board of Trial Advocates SideBar, Langston Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, National Bar Association, Watts Labor Community Action Committee, and Beverly Hills Bar Association.

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