John Bicknell works on behalf of plaintiffs who have been harmed by corporate misconduct in class actions and in mass injury matters and currently represents would-be parents whose frozen embryos and eggs were destroyed by a tank failure at the Pacific Fertility Center. John began his career in New Orleans where his work focused on employment law as well as property casualty, construction, and commercial suits. Joining a small but growing practice allowed him to serve on multiple trial teams early in his career.
While in New Orleans, he had the opportunity to represent clients who had been discriminated against on the basis of their HIV status, sexuality, or gender. He also has experience in copyright law and helped create a database tool for determining the copyright status of any work, the Durationator.
John is a 2015 graduate of Tulane University Law School and received his B.A. in art history and business administration from Trinity University in 2012. While in law school, he served as an Editor for the Tulane Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property, clerked for the Honorable S. Maurice Hicks, Jr. in the Western District of Louisiana, and externed for Judge Scott Crichton at the Louisiana Supreme Court. The Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property published his comment, Is Graffiti Worthy of Protection: Changes Within the Visual Artists Rights Act’s Recognized Stature Requirement.