Darrell P. White

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Darrell is an associate at Weintraub Tobin, specializing in complex business litigation disputes. He also provides outside general counsel services to clients across the manufacturing, construction, and real estate industries.

Prior to joining the firm, Darrell was an attorney with a large international law firm. There, he represented financial institutions in both state and federal courts in actions arising from the Federal Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and other consumer financial regulations. In addition, Darrell has extensive experience representing financial institutions in mortgage and foreclosure litigation.

Darrell’s real estate experience includes representing manufactured housing community owners and operators in mass-plaintiff (i.e. failure to maintain), landlord-tenant, and operations related actions venued throughout California. Darrell also assisted owners with various resident meetings by presenting informational seminars as well as conducting Park Rule and Regulation meetings.

Darrell also has experience representing clients in connection with Private Attorney General Actions, Prop. 65 actions, qui tam matters, trade secret litigation, and shareholder derivative actions.

Significant Victories

  • Represent Employer in Putative Wage and Hour Class Action
  • Represent Commercial Building Owner in connection with Malpractice and Elder Abuse action against former Real Estate Lawyer
  • Obtained dismissal in contentious Proposition 65 lawsuit filed by former employee against national outdoor goods manufacturer and distributor where Plaintiff sought $67.5 Million.
  • Obtained nuisance value settlement in breach of contract action where Plaintiff sought in excess of $1.1 Million.
  • Prevailed on Summary Judgment in multi-million dollar foreclosure litigation (Affirmed on Appeal).
  • Prevailed in scores of summary trials and hearings, including Unlawful Detainer actions, preliminary injunctions, and restraining orders.

Speaking Engagements:

  • Advance Conflict Waivers and Disgorgement Under Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP v. J-M Manufacturing” presented to Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County, Panama CLE Trip (May 29, 2016)
  • Fowler (Chapman University) School of Law, Social Justice Symposium, Moderator (March 3, 2016) http://tinyurl.com/jlbqo5p

Darrell has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star”- an honor reserved for the top 2.5% of lawyers in Southern California.

Outside of the office, Darrell serves as President-Elect of the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association. He recently acted as a moderator at a Chapman University School of Law Symposium.  He enjoys all things UCLA, as well as spending time with his wife and two sons.

 

Education

J.D., Chapman University, 2009

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2005

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Orange County Hispanic Bar Association, President-Elect (2017)
Board of Directors (2014-2016)

American Bar Association, Section of Litigation
Liaison to the Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities
(July 2016 – Present)

Association of Business Trial Lawyers, ABTL Report – Assistant Editor (2017)
Orange County Chapter

Orange County Bar Association
Real Property Section; Business Litigation Section

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Awards

Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Star (2014 – 2016)

2016 Neighborhood Hero Award presented by City of Santa Ana, ComLink