U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Darrell is a business trial lawyer specializing in complex business disputes. He also provides outside general counsel services to clients across the manufacturing, construction, real estate, and restaurant industries.
Prior to joining the firm, Darrell practiced 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 gained 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. Darrell has also assisted manufactured housing community owners with various resident meetings by presenting informational seminars as well as conducting Park Rule and Regulations 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.
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 of the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association. He enjoys all things UCLA, as well as spending time with his wife and two sons in Costa Mesa, CA
J.D., Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law (2009)
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles (2005)
Orange County Hispanic Bar Association, President (2018)
Board of Directors (2014-Present)
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-present)
Orange County Chapter
Orange County Bar Association
Real Property Section; Business Litigation Section
Inn of Court
Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Star (2014 – Present)
2016 Neighborhood Hero Award presented by City of Santa Ana, ComLink
2016 – Moderator for Diversity Symposium, Chapman University School of Law