Law School/Year: J.D., Vanderbilt School of Law
Other Graduate School/Year: M.A., Economics, University of Southern California
College/Year: B.S., Economics
In re TXU Sec. Litig., $150 million recovery plus significant corporate governance reforms; In re Prison Realty Sec. Litig., $120 million recovery; and In re Dollar Gen. Sec. Litig., $172.5 million recovery
Darren J. Robbins is a founding partner of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd and oversees the firm's mergers and acquisition practice. Robbins has extensive experience in federal and state securities class action litigation, and has recovered more than $600 million for shareholders serving as lead counsel in numerous securities class actions.
In January 2007, Robbins was recognized as one of the American Lawyer's Young Litigators 45 and Under for making significant strides in the securities litigation field. Similarly, he received the California Lawyers Attorney of the Year Award in 2004 for his role as lead counsel in In re Hanover Compressor Sec. Litig., which resulted in an $85 million recovery for shareholders and landmark corporate governance reforms.
Robbins is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars and has lectured on a wide-range of topics related to securities litigation. He is also the co-author of “The Race to the Bottom: Bidding for Lead Counsel and its Impact on Securities Class Actions,” presented by the Practicing Law Institute Securities Workshop (2001).