Tricia L. McCormick

Tricia L. McCormick

Special Counsel


Tricia McCormick is Special Counsel in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office. Her practice focuses primarily on the prosecution of securities class actions.

Tricia has litigated numerous cases against public companies in the state and federal courts which resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in recoveries to investors. She is also a member of a team that is in constant contact with clients who wish to become actively involved in the litigation of securities fraud. In addition, Tricia is active in all phases of the Firm’s lead plaintiff motion practice.

Tricia has been instrumental in securing appointment of the Firm’s clients as lead plaintiff in dozens of cases across the country which have resulted in significant recoveries for the classes, including: Hsu v. Puma Biotechnology, No. SACV15-0865 (C.D. Cal.); Macomb Cty. Emps.’ Ret. Sys. v. Massey Energy Co., No. 5:10-cv-00689 (S.D. W.Va.); Garden City Emps.’ Ret. Sys. v. Psychiatric Sols., Inc., No. 3:09-cv-00882 (M.D. Tenn.); In re Doral Fin. Corp. Sec. Litig., No. 1:05-md-01706 (S.D.N.Y.); Johnson v. Wireless Facilities, Inc., No. 3:07-cv-00482 (S.D. Cal.); Molycorp S’holder Grp. v. Molycorp, Inc., No. 1:12-cv-00292 (D. Colo.); Staehr v. Hartford Fin. Servs. Grp., Inc., No. 3:04-cv-01740 (D. Conn.); Maiden v. Merge Techs., Inc., No. 2:06-cv-00349 (E.D. Wis.); W. Palm Beach Firefighters’ Pension Fund v. Startek, Inc., No. 1:05-cv-01265 (D. Colo.); In re: United Rentals, Inc. Sec. Litig., No. 3:04-cv-01615 (D. Conn.); and Pius v. Watchguard Technologies Inc., No. 2:05-cv-00678 (W.D. Wash.).

Tricia has also secured appointment of the Firm’s clients as lead plaintiff in numerous recently filed or pending actions, including In re Banc of Cal. Sec. Litig., No. 8:17-cv-00118 (C.D. Cal.); Micholle v. Ophthotech Corp., No. 1:17-cv-00210 (S.D.N.Y.); Isolde v. Trinity Indus., Inc., No. 3:15-cv-02093 (N.D. Tex.); Hessefort v. Super Micro Computer, Inc., No. 3:18-cv-00838 (N.D. Cal.); Plymouth Cty. Ret. Sys. v. Patterson Cos., Inc., No. 0:18-cv-00871 (D. Minn.); Danker v. Papa John’s Int’l, Inc., No. 1:18-cv-07927 (S.D.N.Y.); and Hustig v. Obalon Therapeutics, Inc., No. 3:18-cv-00352 (S.D. Cal.).

Tricia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with High Distinction from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego, graduating cum laude

Practice Areas


  • University of San Diego, J.D., 1998, cum laude
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1995


  • California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California
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