Danielle S. Myers

Danielle S. Myers

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Overview

Danielle Myers is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office and focuses her practice on complex securities litigation. Danielle 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, Danielle advises the Firm’s clients in connection with lead plaintiff applications and has secured appointment of the Firm’s clients as lead plaintiff and the Firm’s appointment as lead counsel in over 125 securities class actions in the past several years which have yielded more than $1 billion for investors, including 2018-2019 recoveries in City of Pontiac Gen. Ret. Sys. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 5:12-cv-5162 (W.D. Ark.) ($160 million); Knurr v. Orbital ATK, Inc., No. 1:16-cv-01031 (E.D. Va.) ($105 million pending final approval); Evellard v. LendingClub Corp., No. 3:16-cv-02627 (N.D. Cal.) ($125 million); and Marcus v. J.C. Penney Co., Inc., No. 6:13-cv-00736 (E.D. Tex.) ($97.5 million).

Danielle has been named a Next Generation Lawyer and a Recommended 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. In addition, Danielle has been named a Future Star by Benchmark Litigation

Danielle is a frequent lecturer on securities fraud and corporate governance reform at conferences and events around the world. Her recent speaking engagements include the ABA 2019 Section of Litigation & Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division CLE Conference on May 2, 2019, the Georgia Association of Public Pension Trustees Sixth Annual Trustee School on March 19, 2019, and the 5th Annual Western Regional CLE Program on Class Actions and Mass Torts on June 22, 2018. In March 2018, Danielle was a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley School of Law on Securities Litigation: The Plaintiff’s Perspective.

Danielle 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 degree 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. 

Awards

  • Future Star, Benchmark Litigation, 2019-2020
  • Next Generation Lawyer, The Legal 500, 2017-2019
  • Recommended Lawyer, The Legal 500, 2019
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015-2018
  • Five Associates to Watch in 2012,” Daily Journal

Practice Areas

Education

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

Admissions

  • California
  • 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

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Professional Affiliations

  • ABA Section of Litigation, Securities Litigation Committee, Class Actions Subcommittee Co-Chair 2017-current
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association
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