John P. Laughlin, III

Associate

John Laughlin is an associate who works in multiple practice areas within the firm. In the public entity and transportation group, John advises private and public entities and non-profits in the defense of tort and general liability claims. He assists in the defense of claims including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wrongful termination in the firm’s employment practice. Prior to joining the firm, John represented victims of California wildfires in mass tort litigation.

As a law student at Washington University in St. Louis, John served as a clerk for Judge Tatjana Schwendinger at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Prior to his legal career, John taught AP Calculus and Algebra 2 at KIPP Charter School in San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood.