Danielle S. Myers

Danielle S. Myers


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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 who 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. 

Danielle advises the Firm’s clients in connection with lead plaintiff applications and has helped secure appointment of the Firm’s clients as lead plaintiff and the Firm’s appointment as lead counsel in hundreds of securities class actions, which cases have yielded more than $4 billion for investors, including 2018-2023 recoveries in In re Valeant Pharms. Int’l, Inc. Sec. Litig., No. 3:15-cv-07658 (D.N.J.) ($1.2 billion); In re Am. Realty Cap. Props., Inc. Litig., No. 1:15-mc-00040 (S.D.N.Y.) ($1.025 billion); In re Twitter Inc. Sec. Litig., No. 4:16-cv-05314 (N.D. Cal.) ($809.5 million); Smilovits v. First Solar, Inc., No. 2:12-cv-00555 (D. Ariz.) ($350 million); Flynn v. Exelon Corp., No. 1:19-cv-08209 (N.D. Ill.) ($173 million); City of Pontiac Gen. Ret. Sys. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 5:12-cv-5162 (W.D. Ark.) ($160 million); Evellard v. LendingClub Corp., No. 3:16-cv-02627 (N.D. Cal.) ($125 million); La. Sheriffs’ Pension & Relief Fund v. Cardinal Health, Inc., No. 2:19-cv-03347 (S.D. Ohio) ($109 million); Knurr v. Orbital ATK, Inc., No. 1:16-cv-01031 (E.D. Va.) ($108 million); In re Novo Nordisk Sec. Litig., No 3:17-cv-00209 (D.N.J.) ($100 million); Karinski v. Stamps.com, Inc., No. 2:19-cv-01828 (C.D. Cal.) ($100 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 Future Star by Benchmark Litigation and Leading Lawyer by The Legal 500. In addition, Danielle was named to the Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch list and Southern California Ones to Watch list by Best Lawyers®. She has also been named a Leading Lawyer in America, a Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer, and included in the 500 Global Plaintiff Lawyers guide by Lawdragon.

Danielle is a frequent presenter on securities fraud, including a recent appearance on the ABA Litigation Section’s Litigation Radio podcast (September 2022), as well as prior engagements at the ABA Section of Litigation & Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division CLE Conference (2019), the Georgia Association of Public Pension Trustees Sixth Annual Trustee School, and the 5th Annual Western Regional CLE Program on Class Actions and Mass Torts. Danielle has also been a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley School of Law discussing Securities Litigation from the Plaintiff’s Perspective.

While at the University of San Diego, Danielle was a member of the San Diego Law Review and received a CALI Excellence Award in Statutory Interpretation. 


  • Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer, Lawdragon, 2022-2024
  • Global Plaintiff Lawyer, Lawdragon, 2024
  • Leading Lawyer in America, Lawdragon, 2022-2024
  • Leading Lawyer, The Legal 500, 2020-2023
  • Best Lawyer in America: One to Watch, Best Lawyers®, 2021-2023
  • Future Star, Benchmark Litigation, 2019-2020, 2023
  • Top 100 Leaders in Law Honoree, San Diego Business Journal, 2022
  • Best Lawyer in Southern California: One to Watch, Best Lawyers®, 2021
  • 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


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


  • California
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth and Tenth Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, 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

Notable Cases


Professional Affiliations

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



  • Danielle Myers, Ten Tips for Zooming Like a Pro During Remote Court Proceedings, ABA Securities Litigation Journal (Mar. 7, 2022)
  • Erik Luedeke, Danielle S. Myers & Erika Oliver, Delaware Supreme Court Adopts New Three-Part “Universal Test” for Demand Futility, ABA Securities Litigation Journal (Mar. 4, 2022)
  • Danielle S. Myers & Erika Oliver, SEC’s Recent Focus on Reforming Rule 10b5-1 Plans to Counteract Potential Abuse Long Overdue, ABA Class Actions & Derivative Suits Journal (Sept. 17, 2021)
  • Danielle Myers & Erika Oliver, Making the Case for Continued Virtual Proceedings and Depositions in a Post-COVID World, ABA Securities Litigation Journal (Aug. 4, 2021)
  • Danielle S. Myers, Conflicting ESG Considerations: New NASDAQ Diversity Listing Requirements and DOL Rule Curbing Socially Conscious ERISA Proxy Votes, ABA Securities Litigation Journal (Apr. 1, 2021)

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