Claire K. Mitchell


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(805) 892-7400


Santa Barbara

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Claire K. Mitchell


University of Virginia


University of California, Berkeley

B.A. in International Studies (Latin America)

Previous Experience

Fell, Marking, Abkin, Montgomery, Granet & Raney LLP (Associate)

O’Melveny and Myers LLP (Associate)

Office of the Public Defender, Albemarle County/Charlottesville, VA (Clinic Fellow)

U.S. Attorney’s Office, Central District of California, Criminal Division (Legal Intern)


  • State of California
  • US District Court, Central District


  • English
  • Spanish

Professional Experience

Claire K. Mitchell is a litigation associate in the firm’s Santa Barbara office. Ms. Mitchell has experience representing clients through all stages of complex litigation. Most recently, she has focused on real estate litigation, representing clients in matters involving land use regulation, property, and breach of contract. She also has experience litigating entertainment industry and employment disputes and intellectual property matters. In addition, Ms. Mitchell maintains an active pro bono practice, with a focus on civil rights litigation and immigration, through which she has worked in partnership with the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood. She regularly provides pro bono legal services in partnership with the Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara, and serves on the Santa Barbara City Council’s Neighborhood Advisory Council and the Santa Barbara County Bar Association’s Diversity & Inclusion Task Force.

Prior to joining Rimon, Ms. Mitchell was a Litigation Associate at Fell, Marking, Abkin, Granet & Raney LLP and at O’Melveny and Myers LLP, where she represented entertainment industry clients, including Twentieth Century Fox Film. During law school, Ms. Mitchell interned at the Office of the Public Defender and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and served as a research assistant to several professors.