Danielle S. Myers
“An unwavering focus on shareholder rights and our commitment to excellence makes the Firm an inspiring place to practice law.”
Danielle Myers advises investors about their worldwide exposure to securities fraud and strategic options available to maximize their recoveries.
Danielle Myers, a partner in the San Diego office, focuses her practice on complex securities litigation. Myers is one of the partners that oversees the Portfolio Monitoring Program® and provides legal recommendations to the Firm’s institutional investor clients on their options to maximize recoveries in securities litigation, both within the United States and internationally, from inception to settlement. In addition, Myers advises the Firm’s clients in connection with lead plaintiff applications and has secured appointment of the Firm’s clients as lead plaintiff in nearly 100 cases, including Knurr v. Orbital ATK, Inc., No. 1:16-cv-01031 (E.D. Va.), Evellard v. LendingClub Corp., No. 3:16-cv-02627 (N.D. Cal.), In re Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. Sec. Litig., No. 4:15-cv-02404 (S.D. Tex.), Marcus v. J.C. Penney Co., Inc., No. 6:13-cv-00736 (E.D. Tex.), In re Hot Topic, Inc. Sec. Litig., No. 2:13-cv-02939 (C.D. Cal.), Smilovits v. First Solar, Inc., No. 2:12-cv-00555 (D. Ariz.), and In re Goldman Sachs Grp., Inc. Sec. Litig., No. 1:10-cv-03461 (S.D.N.Y.).
Myers has obtained significant recoveries for shareholders in several cases, including: Marcus v. J.C. Penney Co., Inc., No. 13-cv-00736 (E.D. Tex.) ($97.5 million settlement preliminarily approved); In re Hot Topic, Inc. Sec. Litig., No. 2:13-cv-02939 (C.D. Cal.) ($14.9 million recovery); Genesee Cty. Emps.’ Ret. Sys. v. Thornburg Mortg., Inc., No. 1:09-cv-00300 (D.N.M.) ($11.25 million recovery); Goldstein v. Tongxin Int’l Ltd., No. 2:11-cv-00348 (C.D. Cal.) ($3 million recovery); and Lane v. Page, No. Civ-06-1071 (D.N.M.) (pre-merger increase in cash consideration and post-merger cash settlement).
Myers has been named a “Next Generation Lawyer” by The Legal 500 and was named one of “Five Associates to Watch in 2012” by the Daily Journal. In 2011 and 2010, she was nominated for the San Diego Daily Transcript’s Top Attorney and Young Attorneys awards, respectively. She is a frequent lecturer on securities fraud and corporate governance reform at conferences and events around the world.
Myers earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at San Diego, with a major in U.S. History and a minor in Political Science. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego, where she was a member of the San Diego Law Review and received a CALI Excellence Award in Statutory Interpretation.
ABA Section of Litigation, Securities Litigation Committee, Class Actions Subcommittee Co-Chair 2017-2018
American Bar Association, Member
Federal Bar Association, Member
San Diego County Bar Association, Member
Honors & Awards
- Next Generation Lawyer, The Legal 500, 2017
- Super Lawyer “Rising Star,” 2015-2017
- “Five Associates to Watch in 2012,” Daily Journal
University of San Diego, J.D., 2008
- Member, San Diego Law Review
- Received a CALI Excellence Award in Statutory Interpretation
University of California at San Diego, B.A., 1997
- United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth and Tenth Circuits
- United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California
- United States District Court for the District of Colorado
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (General Bar)
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- March 13, 2017
- December 28, 2016
- September 19, 2016
- Robbins Geller Appointed Lead Counsel in In re Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. Securities LitigationDecember 7, 2015
- November 4, 2014
- Robbins Geller Substantially Defeats Medtronic, Inc.’s Motion to Dismiss Scheme Allegations Relating to Key ProductSeptember 29, 2014
Awards & Recognition
- The Legal 500 Ranks Robbins Geller Tier 1 and Individually Recognizes 14 Attorneys
- 29 Robbins Geller Attorneys Selected as San Diego Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2017
- 35 Robbins Geller Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for Their Excellence and Achievements in Law by Super Lawyers Magazine
- 34 Robbins Geller Attorneys Selected as Super Lawyers in San Diego