Helen J. Hodges

Helen J. Hodges

Of Counsel


Helen Hodges is Of Counsel in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office. She specializes in securities fraud litigation. Helen has been involved in numerous securities class actions, including: Dynegy, which was settled for $474 million; Thurber v. Mattel, which was settled for $122 million; Nat’l Health Labs, which was settled for $64 million; and Knapp v. Gomez, Civ. No. 87-0067-H(M) (S.D. Cal.), in which a plaintiffs’ verdict was returned in a Rule 10b-5 class action. Additionally, beginning in 2001, Helen focused on the prosecution of Enron, where a record $7.2 billion recovery was obtained for investors.

Helen is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine and a Top Lawyer in San Diego by San Diego Magazine. Helen was also named Philanthropist of the Year at Oklahoma State University’s Annual Women for OSU Symposium. In 2022, Helen was inducted into the Oklahoma State University Hall of Fame.

Before joining Robbins Geller, Helen was a staff accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. and served as the law clerk for the Penn Square cases in the Western District of Oklahoma. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Oklahoma State University. While attending Oklahoma State, Helen obtained her private pilot’s license and was a member of Oklahoma State’s flying team, which won top honors at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association competition. She then became a certified public accountant and received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Oklahoma, where she was the Managing Editor of the Law Review. Helen was admitted to the State Bars of Oklahoma in 1983 and California in 1987.


  • Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Hall of Fame, Oklahoma State University, 2022
  • Top Lawyer in San Diego, San Diego Magazine, 2013-2022
  • Served on the Oklahoma State University Foundation Board of Trustees, 2013-2021
  • Philanthropist of the Year, Women for OSU at Oklahoma State University, 2020
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2007

Practice Areas


University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 1983

  • Managing Editor of the Law Review

Oklahoma State University, B.S., 1979


  • California
  • Oklahoma
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Third and Ninth Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the District of Arizona

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