John M. Rygh is General Counsel for the Knight Insurance Group. He is a licensed attorney and has been authorized to practice law before all California Courts since 1986. Mr. Rygh was a principle and equity partner in an insurance defense litigation firm and has represented insureds and insurance companies throughout his career. After 24 years in private practice Mr. Rygh became Managing Counsel for the Southwest Region for Fidelity National Financial, a Fortune 500 company with the largest market share in the title insurance industry. Mr. Rygh joined the Knight Insurance Group as General Counsel in November of 2012 where he oversees corporate matters, regulatory compliance, and litigation.