Rodney Diggs selected as Top Attorney of the Year by IAOTP

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Rodney S. Diggs was just recently selected as Top Attorney of the Year for 2021 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry.

New York, NY (PRUnderground) January 13th, 2021

Rodney S. Diggs was just recently selected as Top Attorney of the Year for 2021 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry.

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations, and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements.

With substantial experience as a litigator trying cases in both federal and state courts, Mr. Diggs has contributed greatly to his industry. Currently, he is the Chair of the Labor and Employment Practice Group at Ivie McNeil Wyatt Purcell & Diggs where he joined in 2011.  He became a partner in 2016, and then became named partner when the firm changed its name to its current moniker in 2019. Mr. Diggs and the group he heads, focus on harassment, discrimination, retaliation and wage and hour issues for both private clients and public entities. He also specializes in civil rights litigation.

Prior to his career at Ivie McNeil Wyatt Purcell & Diggs, Rodney clerked for The Honorable Patti Jo McKay, Presiding Judge for the Appellate Division of the Los Angeles Superior Court.  Mr. Diggs earned his B.A. from UCLA and his J.D. from Howard University School of Law.  During his studies at Howard University, he was the Vice President of the Student Bar Association, Chief Justice of Sigma Delta Tau Legal Fraternity, as well as the Senior Staff Editor of the Human Rights and Globalization Law Review.

The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami stated, “Choosing Mr. Diggs for this award was an effortless decision for our panel to make. Aside from his long list of accomplishments and accolades, he has dedicated much time and passion to his industry and giving back to his community.  We are thrilled to honor him and look forward to celebrating his success at the Annual Awards Gala.”

Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Diggs has received numerous awards and accolades and has been recognized for his outstanding leadership and commitment to his profession and industry. He was named Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2014-2021, one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal 2019, Top 40 Under 40 by National Trial Lawyers 2019-2020, and Most Powerful Employment Lawyer by Law Dragon for 2018.  He has won numerous awards including Community Leader Award in 2018 from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Tau Beta Omega Chapter, Los Angeles African American Vanguard Awards – 100 Most Influential African Americans in 2017, National Bar Association – 40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates in 2017, California Legislature Assembly- 40 Under 40 Civic Emerging Leaders for 2017 and National Black Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40 for 2016, 2019 and 2020.  All of which paints a picture of a truly impressive repertoire of achievements.

In addition, Mr. Diggs is a member of various professional associations including the American Board of Trial Advocates Sidebar, Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the National Bar Association. He is also on the Board of Directors for the John M. Langston Bar Association and the Watt’s Labor Community Action Committee. A truly dedicated individual, passionate in his industry.

Looking back, Rodney attributes his success to his education, the mentors he had along the way, and his passion for the work he does.  When not working, he enjoys listening to golf, cycling, cooking and traveling.  In the future, he hopes to continue to make a difference in people’s lives through his professional efforts.

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The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization that handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers, and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

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