Francis A. DiGiacco is an associate at Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, where his practice focuses on class-action and derivative securities litigation. DiGiacco prosecutes several actions against Fortune 500 companies for misconduct related to their publicly offered securities and corporate practices. Through the resolution of a number of these cases, he has been instrumental in recovering millions of dollars for shareholders and securing industry-leading corporate governance measures.
In addition to his legal practice, DiGiacco is an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law where he teaches trial advocacy through the school’s award-winning mock trial team. He also serves as a board member for the American Cancer Society’s downtown San Diego Relay for Life, assisting in its efforts to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for cancer treatment, research and prevention. Additionally, DiGiacco is a member of the Louis M. Welsh Inn of Court.
DiGiacco earned his bachelor's degree in political science, with a minor in law and society, from the University of Southern California in 2005, and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2009. During law school, DiGiacco competed nationally in both mock trial and moot court, receiving the Thorsnes Outstanding Future Trial Lawyer Award as well as admission into the Order of the Barristers.
DiGiacco also interned at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California, the California Department of Corporations, the California Attorney General’s Office, and for the Honorable Thomas J. Whelan of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.
This is the culmination of a peer nominating process that asked San Diego County lawyers to name the best young attorneys in San Diego County who are: Hard-Working & Detail-Oriented, Knowledgeable & Enthusiastic, Ethical & Professional, and Committed to Furthering the Interests of Justice in Society.
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|Nominations Open:||September 14|
|Nominations Close:||October 26|
|Nominees Announced:||November 2|
|Finalists Notified:||November 4|
|Publication Date:||December 21|
Transcript reporter Doug Sherwin talks to Nadia P. Bermudez of the Brown Law Group LLP at the 2007 Young Attorneys reception.