Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
John Brooks is a partner in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's San Diego office.
John defends insurance companies, health care service plans, retailers, and other consumer-facing clients in individual and class actions at both the trial and appellate level in California and across the country. He has a track record of success in complex, high-stakes disputes including unfair business practices, first-party and third-party insurance bad faith and coverage, antitrust, and false advertising.
John has substantial first-chair trial experience, and as an appellate lawyer has won numerous published opinions in state and federal appellate courts and the California Supreme Court. John is an elected member of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers. He is also a contributing editor for the Rutter Group’s California Practice Guide: Insurance Litigation and is also three-time recipient of the California State Bar’s Wiley W. Manuel for outstanding pro bono legal services and improving access to justice.