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Rodney S. Diggs



Practice Areas

Civil Litigation
Labor & Employment
Sports & Entertainment
Class Actions
Civil Rights
Complex Litigation

Rodney S. Diggs Associate
Contact Information

RODNEY S. DIGGS began with Ivie, McNeill, & Wyatt in 2011. Mr. Diggs is an experienced litigator with substantial experience in federal and state courts as well as mediations and has tried cases to verdict. As a litigator/trial attorney, Mr. Diggs handles all aspects of litigation including drafting and responding to pleadings, discovery, trial preparation and trial. Mr. Diggs is experienced in researching and preparing pleadings, including motions to compel, demurrers, motion for summary judgments, motions for class certification, oppositions, complaints and answers.His practice areas include: civil rights, copyright, consumer class actions, labor and employment law (harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour), wrongful death, sports and entertainment, corporate, criminal defense, complex litigation; and personal injury.

Mr. Diggs has litigated various high profile cases and represents various high profile and high-worth individuals in the music, television, film, sports and other entertainment and sports related fields including actors, athletes, producers, recording artists, directors, record companies, and many other individuals and companies.

Mr. Diggs is more than a litigator. As a counselor to his clients, Mr. Diggs advises, strategizes with and negotiates on behalf of clients, including those not involved in litigation. He assists them in responding to pre-litigation claims and resolving disputes, helping them plan to avoid potential litigation, and provides guidance and his legal knowledge where needed.

Mr. Diggs received his undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2005. While at UCLA, Mr. Diggs was a member of the Track & Field team where he achieved All-Pac 10 and All-American status in the 400 meters and 4×400 meter relay.

Mr. Diggs received his Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law in 2010 and was admitted to the California Bar that same year. At Howard, he was the Vice-President of the Student Bar Association, Chief Justice of Sigma Delta Tau Legal Fraternity, Inc., and Senior Staff Editor of the Human Rights and Globalization Law Review. Mr. Diggs was also a student-attorney for the DC Law Students in Court where he represented low income clients in Landlord-Tenant court and handled other civil matters in D.C. Superior Court and local administrative agencies.

Prior to starting his career at Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt, Mr. Diggs clerked for the Honorable Patti Jo McKay, Presiding Judge for the Appellate Division for the Los Angeles Superior Court. Mr. Diggs is admitted to practice before the State of California as well as the Central District of the United States District Courts.

Bar Admission:
District of Columbia Pending
Education:J.D., Howard University School of Law
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
Professional Memberships
  • State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • John M. Langston Bar Association
  • National Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyer Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles


  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Sigma Delta Tau Legal Fraternity, Inc.

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation