Justin G. Oetting

Justin G. Oetting



Justin Oetting is an associate in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office, where his practice focuses on complex securities fraud litigation.

Justin earned his Bachelor of Arts and his Master of Arts degrees in Public Policy from Stanford University. He went on to complete his Juris Doctor degree at the University of San Diego School of Law, graduating magna cum laude and as a member of the Order of the Coif. In law school, Justin earned the Dean’s Honor Scholarship; the C. Hugh Friedman Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Securities Law; the Class of 1979 Merit Scholarship; and CALI Awards in Constitutional Law I, Constitutional Law II, and Scientific Evidence. Justin was a research assistant for Professor Miranda Fleischer and a member of moot court.

Before joining the Firm, Justin interned for Judge Larry Burns and Judge Thomas Whelan in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, and for Judge Carlos Espinoza in Chile’s Court of Appeals. Justin also served as an intern in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California, and in the California Attorney General’s Office for the Appeals, Writs, and Trials section, the Fraud and Special Prosecutions section, and the Hague Team. Justin has written three appellate briefs and argued two cases in the California Court of Appeal.

In his free time, Justin plays the bagpipes and has published a novel. Justin has also volunteered at the Dilley Pro Bono Project, where he assisted asylum seekers with appeals in immigration court.

Justin was a summer associate at Robbins Geller in 2022 and returned to the Firm as an associate in 2023.

Practice Areas


  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2023, magna cum laude
  • Stanford University, M.A., 2020
  • Stanford University, B.A., 2020


  • California
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California


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