John Townsend Rich, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1970, District of Columbia 1972. Board member Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 2000—2009, trustee, since 2009; District of Columbia Bar Rules of Professor Conduct Review Committee, since 2010; volunteer District of Columbia Bar Landlord Tenant Resource Center, since 2010.
Law clerk to Honorary David L. Bazelon United States Ct.Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1970-1971. Law clerk to Honorary Harry A. Blackmun Supreme Court of the United States Court, Washington, 1971-1972. Associate Shea & Gardner, 1972-1976, partner, 1976—2004, Goodwin Procter LLP, Washington, since 2004.
Adjunct professor Georgetown University Law Center, 1972-1975. Special master United States District Court for Northern District Texas, 1985-1988.