Willow E. Radcliffe

Willow E. Radcliffe


Hard work, tenacity and experience are the keys to our success in representing investors – big and small.


Willow Radcliffe is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Francisco office, where she concentrates her practice in securities class action litigation in federal court. She has been significantly involved in the prosecution of numerous securities fraud claims, including actions filed against Pfizer, Inc. ($400 million recovery), CoreCivic (Grae v. Corrections Corporation of America) ($56 million recovery), Flowserve Corp. ($55 million recovery), Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. ($47 million), NorthWestern Corp. ($40 million recovery), Ashworth, Inc. ($15.25 million recovery), and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. ($9.75 million recovery).

Additionally, Willow has represented plaintiffs in other complex actions, including a class action against a major bank regarding the adequacy of disclosures made to consumers in California related to access checks.

Willow has been named a Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer by Lawdragon and a Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Trailblazer by The National Law Journal. Additionally, she has been named to the Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch list and the Northern California Ones to Watch list by Best Lawyers®. Before joining the Firm, Willow clerked for the Honorable Maria-Elena James, Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Los Angeles and graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor degree from the Seton Hall University School of Law. While in law school, she interned at the National Labor Relations Board in Newark, New Jersey.


  • Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer, Lawdragon, 2019-2024
  • Best Lawyer in America: One to Watch, Best Lawyers®, 2021-2024
  • Best Lawyer in Northern California: One to Watch, Best Lawyers®, 2021
  • Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Trailblazer, The National Law Journal, 2020

Practice Areas


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1998, cum laude
  • University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., 1994


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

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