Joseph K. Little

Associate

Joseph Little’s practice has five pillars: cost-effectiveness, rapid responsiveness, creativity, empathy, and attention to detail. Joseph utilizes a strong combination of these pillars to achieve unqualified client satisfaction.

Always reachable and ready to get down to brass tacks, Joseph works with his clients to maximize predictability, minimize frustration, and tailor litigation to specific needs.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Sacramento Metro EDGE
  • UC Immigrant Legal Services Center, Intern, 2018
  • UC Davis School of Law, Prison Law Clinic, 2017
  • UC Davis Law Review, Articles Editor, 2017
  • National Lawyers Guild, Member

Honors & Rankings

  • Externship, Honorable William B. Shubb, United States District Court, Eastern District of California, 2016
  • Order of the Coif
  • Graduated 2nd in Class, UC Davis School of Law
  • Witkin Awards for achieving the highest marks in Advanced Legal Research, Legal Research and Writing, Civil Procedure, Property, Torts, and Estates
  • Hopkins Writing Award for most outstanding student submission to UC Davis Law Review

Representative Business Litigation Experience

  • Represented green technology start-up CFO in complex securities matter.
  • Represented real estate LLC in dissolution dispute.
  • Represented biopharmaceutical companies in contracts, FCPA, and securities matters.

Representative Family Law Experience

  • Downey Brand’s family law practice is particularly sensitive to the privacy of its clients, thus the family law group does not discuss specific case results.

Joseph, a Sacramento native, spends his free time outdoors with his St. Bernard mix, exercising, and trying new restaurants and breweries.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Sacramento Metro EDGE
  • UC Immigrant Legal Services Center, Intern, 2018
  • UC Davis School of Law, Prison Law Clinic, 2017
  • UC Davis Law Review, Articles Editor, 2017
  • National Lawyers Guild, Member

Honors & Rankings

  • Externship, Honorable William B. Shubb, United States District Court, Eastern District of California, 2016
  • Order of the Coif
  • Graduated 2nd in Class, UC Davis School of Law
  • Witkin Awards for achieving the highest marks in Advanced Legal Research, Legal Research and Writing, Civil Procedure, Property, Torts, and Estates
  • Hopkins Writing Award for most outstanding student submission to UC Davis Law Review