Mr. Hedger attended University of California, Santa Cruz, earning a B.A. in Political Science in 1996. He received his J.D. from Santa Clara University in 2001. Mr. Hedger has had a varied insurance defense practice, defending insureds in personal injury, construction, construction defect, mortgage fraud, elder abuse, landlord-tenet, and Indian casino litigation. Licensed to practice in California state courts and the California Court of Appeals, Mr. Hedger is also admitted to practice in the Northern District and Central District Federal Courts.
John is married with two boys. In his spare time, he enjoys buying and restoring pinball machines, coaching recreational youth baseball, attending San Francisco Giants games, and playing strategy board games with family and friends.