Professional Background

Jeff Briggs commenced practice as a business litigator in 1981 at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Los Angeles, where he became the firm’s youngest partner in 1989. Jeff was a long-time member of Gibson Dunn’s firmwide Recruiting Committee.

From February 1996 through December 2006, Jeff was a partner in the Litigation Department at Los Angeles’ Alschuler Grossman Stein & Kahan LLP. Jeff headed the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, worked with the commercial and entertainment litigation groups as well as the transactional group, and served for ten years as the firm’s Marketing Partner.

Establishment of Briggs Law

Jeff Briggs founded Briggs Law in January 2007 to provide effective and efficient legal services to businesses in and around the resurgent Hollywood district of Los Angeles. The area has been underserved by the legal profession; Jeff saw a need for the architects of Hollywood’s renaissance to have local representation. Jeff lives and works in Hollywood, and he commutes by foot, bicycle, and subway whenever possible. See also Community Involvement.

Professional Honors

Jeff Briggs has been rated “AV” by Martindale Hubbel (its highest rating for professional ability and ethics) since first eligible for that rating in 1992. He is now rated “AV Preeminent.”

Jeff has been identified by his peers as a Southern California “Super Lawyer,” a recognition given only to 5% of all lawyers in Southern California, since that rating’s inception in 2004.

Since 2007, Jeff has been recognized by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America.

Educational Background

Jeff Briggs graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Minnesota in 1978, with Bachelor of Arts degrees in both English and Political Science.

Jeff received his law degree cum laude from the University of Minnesota in 1981, where he served as Note and Comment Editor of the Minnesota Law Review and provided legal assistance to state prisoners.

See also Legal Organization Involvement

See also Community Involvement