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(LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2020) – Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs is proud to announce that Partner Rodney Diggs has been named to both the Continental Who’s Who and Marquis Who’s Who Top Professionals Series, recognizing him as one of the nation’s top attorneys.
The Los Angeles-based firm of Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs is the largest Black-owned law firm in California.
An experienced litigator, Mr. Diggs has built a successful career over the past decade with Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs. He began as an associate with the firm in 2002, was named a Director in 2016 and became a named partner when the firm changed its name to Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs in 2019.
“I’m humbled to be recognized by these respected organizations,” said Mr. Diggs. “But any acknowledgement of my contributions is a direct reflection on Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs and our clients. Any recognition of my efforts is a recognition of our total organization.”
Mr. Diggs has substantial trial experience in federal and state courts and currently serves as the Co-Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law practice group. His significant achievements include obtaining a $9.1 million verdict in a wrongful death case against the City of Long Beach, the largest verdict in history against the city. Overall, Mr. Diggs has obtained over $40 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.
In 2019, Mr. Diggs was named one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal. He has also been named Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2014-2019.
The Marquis Who’s Who publication recognizes professional dedication coupled with the industry experience of leaders and achievers from the United States and around the world. The Continental Who’s Who spotlights professionals each year by specific industry. Men and women chosen for publication represent executives and officials in business, science, education, philanthropy, finance, law, engineering, and other fields.
Founded in 1943, the law firm of Ivie McNeill Wyatt Purcell & Diggs is the largest Black-owned law firm in California and one of Southern California’s premier full-service law firms, representing a broad range of businesses, public entities and individuals in a vast array oflitigation matters and transactions. The firm’s partners include Rickey Ivie, W. Keith Wyatt, Byron Purcell, Rodney Diggs, and Marie Maurice.