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John L. Gibbons

John L. Gibbons

Associate

Overview

John Gibbons defends insurance carriers, financial services institutions, and other corporate clients in complex civil litigation and appeals in federal and state courts throughout the United States.

John has litigated and advised clients on a broad range of legal issues, including contract disputes, False Claims Act allegations, anti-kickback statute issues, government and internal investigations, toxic torts, product liability, administrative law, and white collar criminal matters. John maintains an active pro bono practice, including drafting amicus briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeals.

Prior to joining the firm, John served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of North Carolina’s Appellate Division, where he litigated federal criminal appeals and advised trial prosecutors on a wide range of issues. Previously, John also clerked for the Honorable Joan L. Larsen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Honorable Thomas R. Lee of the Utah Supreme Court.

John is fluent in Spanish.

Education
  • Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 2017)
    • Senior Editor, Senior Editor, BYU Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
  • Brigham Young University (B.A., 2014)
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
Languages
  • Spanish
Court Admissions
  • District of Columbia Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
Clerkships
  • Hon. Thomas R. Lee, Utah Supreme Court
  • Hon. Joan L. Larsen, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Background

  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, Appellate Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC (2023–2024)
  • Managing Associate, Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, D.C. (2019–2023)
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Joan L. Larsen, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2018–2019)
  • Litigation Associate, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, Los Angeles, CA (2017–2018)
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Thomas R. Lee, Utah Supreme Court (2017)

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