John Stephens is a partner at Sedgwick LLP in Los Angeles. He focuses his practice on data privacy and digital marketing issues, media and entertainment litigation and live entertainment transactional, including music festivals, intellectual property licensing and transactions, and specialty insurance coverage and litigation. Mr. Stephens’ entertainment and media clients include media entities, national and worldwide live entertainment and sports companies, magazines, television and radio stations, production companies, entertainment technology companies, computer technologies, online content and software providers, and talent. Additionally, Mr. Stephens represents clients in manufacturing, and the financial & insurance industries. From 2010-2013, Mr. Stephens served on the National Board of Directors for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and was co-chair and Treasurer. He is a 1995 graduate of Rutgers University Law School, and a 1990 graduate of Rutgers University. Mr. Stephens is admitted to the State bar of California; 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (E.D.Cal.); U.S. District Court (N.D. Cal.); and the U.S. District Court (S.D. Cal.).
Term: February 2015-February 2017