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Languages spoken: German, English

Practice areas


  1. Intellectual Property: 15%
    2 years
  2. Communications & Media: 14%
    2 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%
    2 years
  4. Litigation: 10%
    2 years
  5. Other: 39%
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  • Harry Finkel

    I worked with John on several matters and was very impressed by his clear logic, open mind and excellent attention to detail. John is a competent lawyer and great person to deal with.


    Harry Finkel Entertainment Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Griffin Law

P.O. Box 641683
Los Angeles, CA, 90064


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Gracie Award, Outstanding Portrait/BiographyAlliance for Women in Media Foundation2009
Prism Award, CommendationEntertaiment Industries Council, Inc.2003
Emmy Award, Nomination, Series ProducerAcademy of Television Arts & Sciences1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Contract Litigation AttorneyMeyers Nave Riback Silver & Wilson2013 - Present
Litigation and Transactional AttorneyLaw Offices of John M. Griffin2012 - Present
Contract Litigation and Transactional AttorneyWolk & Levine, LLP2012 - 2013
Contract Litigation and Transactional AttorneyLaw Office of Jack W. Rippy2012 - 2013
Law Clerk/ExternBlecher & Collins, P.C.2012 - 2012
Law ClerkBrownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck2011 - 2011
Writer/ProducerHearst/Actuality Productions2008 - 2009
Producer/Segment ProducerComcast2006 - 2010
Writer/Producer/DirectorA&E Television Networks1993 - 2006
Associate ProducerTime Warner Cable of New York City1992 - 1993
Research AssistantTribune Entertainment1991 - 1992
Research ClerkNBC Affiliate Research1989 - 1991
ClerkAAA of Southern Connecticut1988 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical SocietyMember2013 - 2014
Judge Paul R. Michel IP Inn of CourtMember2012 - 2013
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMember2012 - 2013
Century City Bar AssociationMember2012 - 2013
Santa Monica Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2013
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Producers Guild of AmericaMember2006 - 2011
European Documentary NetworkMember1998 - 2008
Academy of Television Arts & SciencesMember1998 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
Insight Editions, San Rafael, CA‘Trick ‘r Treat’: Tales of Mayhem, Mystery, and Mischief (book)2008
Outburn magazineColumnist2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
Columbia University School of LawEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Choate Rosemary Halln/aHigh School Diploma1987