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 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 secured appointment of the Firm’s clients as lead plaintiff and the Firm’s appointment as lead counsel in over 160 securities class actions, which cases have yielded more than $3.5 billion for investors, including 2018-2020 recoveries in In re Valeant Pharms. Int’l, Inc. Sec. Litig., No. 3:15-cv-07658 (D.N.J.) ($1.2 billion, pending final approval); In re Am. Realty Cap. Props., Inc. Litig., No. 1:15-mc-00040 (S.D.N.Y.) ($1.025 billion); Smilovits v. First Solar, Inc., No. 2:12-cv-00555 (D. Ariz.) ($350 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); Knurr v. Orbital ATK, Inc., No. 1:16-cv-01031 (E.D. Va.) ($108 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®.

Danielle is a frequent lecturer on securities fraud, including recent engagements at the ABA 2019 Section of Litigation & Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division CLE Conference, 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. In October 2020, Danielle was a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley School of Law on Securities Litigation: 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. 

Awards

  • Best Lawyer in America: One to Watch, Best Lawyers®, 2021
  • Best Lawyer in Southern California: One to Watch, Best Lawyers®, 2021
  • Leading Lawyer, The Legal 500, 2020
  • 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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