John R. Garner is a business and litigation attorney with over fifteen years of experience advising both individual and corporate clients of all sizes.  John has participated in numerous trials and arbitrations, and has familiarity dealing with many of the larger arbitration forums including FINRA, JAMS, AAA, as well as experience representing clients during administrative hearings at both the State and Federal levels.  John has knowledge in all areas of complex litigation having prosecuted and defended both class actions and mass tort cases.  John presently represents a wide range of clients including financial advisors, investment advisory firms, water districts, agricultural associations, farm warehousing and storage facilities, custom farming operations, energy companies, as well as numerous other small and mid-size businesses across the state.  A significant portion of John’s practice also involves counseling clients regarding business formation, contract negotiations, intellectual property, real estate transactions, estate planning, and a wide range of other transactions affecting day-to-day business operations.


John began his career in San Diego before relocating back to Sacramento to be nearer to the farming community where he grew up.  John devotes his time to various community organizations.  John is also an active member of the Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court in Sacramento.



All courts in the State of California

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

United States District Court, Eastern District

United States District Court, Northern District

United States District Court, Central District

United States District Court, Southern District



B.A., University of California, Davis

J.D., University of San Diego, School of Law