Ariyike Oshunkoya Diggs focuses her practice on all phases of pre-trial litigation and the defense of complex commercial, toxic tort, class action and product liability cases. As a senior member of the National Coordinating Counsel team for one of the Firm’s largest clients, she manages discovery in mass tort litigation nationwide. Additionally, Ariyike acts as a liaison for partners, in-house counsel, local counsel and corporate business clients during various stages of litigation to successfully negotiate settlements and prepare for trial.
Ariyike began her career at McDermott as an associate in the Firm’s Litigation and Environmental Practice Group representing a Fortune 100 energy company, among other corporate clients. Her extensive experience includes court appearances for judicial conferences and motion practice, taking and defending depositions and preparing witnesses for examinations, navigating regulatory compliance matters and responding to investigations involving government agencies.
Prior to McDermott, Ariyike served as a sole associate for a general practice firm where her responsibilities included preparing litigation related documents and negotiating and drafting commercial and residential real estate contracts.