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Daniel J. Dunne JR

Daniel J. Dunne JR

also known as Dan Dunne

Practice areas:

Securities & Investment Fraud, Litigation, Consumer

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Securities & Investment Fraud: 50%
    26 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    26 years
  3. Consumer: 20%
    26 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Kenneth E Payson

    Dan is a keen and tenacious advocate who balances his tremendous analytical abilities with a practical, common-sense approach to litigation. He does a terrific job understanding and aligning his litigation approach to companies' business needs.

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    Kenneth Payson Class Action Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • John William Robertson

    Dan combines the legal skills of a lawyer's lawyer with a keen understanding of a client's business needs. The result is an advantageous and efficient outcome for clients.

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    John Robertson Venture Capital Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

701 Fifth Avenue Suite 5700
Seattle, WA, 98104

333 Bush St Fl 9
San Francisco, CA, 941042857

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Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive198707/06/2015
PARetired198508/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leading Lawyer in Litigation: General CommercialChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Leading Lawyer in Litigation: General CommercialChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business2008
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Leading Lawyer in Litigation: General CommercialChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business2007
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Roger and Madeline Traynor Prize for Best Writing by Law StudentUniversity of Virginia School of Law1985
Editor, Virginia Law ReviewUniversity of Virginia Law Review1983
B.A., with DistinctionUniversity of Virginia1980

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerOrrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP2008 - Present
PartnerHeller Ehrman White & McAuliffe1993 - 2008
AssociateHeller Ehrman White & McAuliffe1987 - 1992
Law ClerkUnitd States District Judge John C. Coughenour1985 - 1987

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
King County Bar FoundationTrustee2002 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
King County Bar Assocciation Community Legal Services CommitteePast ChairN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Rodriguez v. Loudeye Corp. et al, 144 Wn. App. 709; 189 P.3d 168; 2008 Wash. App. LEXIS 767 (2008)Claims against all defendants dismissed

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
24th Annual Antitrust and Consumer Protection"Recent Developments in Class Actions in Washington"2007
Puget Sound Business Journal“Class Actions: Three steps back by top state court”2007
Corporate Law Bulletin"The SEC's New Insider Trading Rules 10b5-1 and 10b5-2"2000

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Virginia Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of VirginiaEnglish, American Studies Honors ProgramBA - Bachelor of Arts1980

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Liability of the Corporate Executive"The D&O Risk in Today's Environment: Understanding the Risks and Liabilities," presented at The Liability of the Corporate Executive CLE2009
Real Estate Mortgage LitigationInvestors Suing Lenders2008
Navigating the Credit CrisisResponsibilities of Originators, Sponsors and Servicers2008
Preparing for Liquidity: Corporate Governance and Sarbanes Oxley in the Context of Preparing for an IPO or an M&A TransactionPreparing for Liquidity: Corporate Governance and Sarbanes Oxley in the Context of Preparing for an IPO or an M&A Transaction2006
Innovative Strategies for Litigating Class Action SuitsInnovative Strategies for Litigating Class Action Suits2005
2003 Antitrust, Consumer Protection and Unfair Business Practices Conference,Recent Developments in Class Actions in Washington2003
Washington State Bar Association, Antitrust, Consumer Protection and Unfair Business Annual ConferenceAt the 40th Anniversary of Washington’s Consumer Protection Act: A Vision of the Consumer Protection Act’s Next Ten Years2001
Annual CLE of the Federal Bar Association of the Western District of WashingtonLife after Liability: Proving or Defending the Rest of the Case2001
PricewaterhouseCooper’s General Counsels’ ForumLessons from the Mentor Graphics Trial2000
Washington State Bar Association’s 19th Annual N.W. Securities Institute,Disclosure Liability: Dealing with Financial Analysts and the Entanglement Theory1999
Advising Washington Business: Director and Officer Liability:Liability Limiting Provisions, The Business Judgment Rule and Indemnification,”1999
14th Annual Consumer Protection, Antitrust & Unfair Business Practices ConferenceConsumer Protection Act Class Actions: Practice and Procedure — Practice Tips and Pitfalls to Avoid from the Defendants Position,”1997
Second Annual Civil Litigation InstituteEffective Discovery Tactics to Debunk Experts1996