Shareholder Derivative Litigation

Securities Class Actions

Whistleblower Litigation


Boston College Law School (J.D. 2010)

University of California, Los Angeles (M.A. 1996)

Pitzer College (B.A. 1992)

Bar Admissions




Board of Directors, National Association of Women MBAs

San Diego County Bar Association


Phone: (619) 525-3990

E-mail: ddonahue@robbinsarroyo.com

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Darnell R. Donahue


Darnell R. Donahue concentrates his practice on shareholder rights and whistleblower litigation and is a member of the firm’s new matters practice group.

Prior to joining Robbins Arroyo LLP, Mr. Donahue served as deputy general counsel at a Chicago-based consulting firm and as an advance coordinator for a Chicago mayoral campaign that successfully elected the candidate to office. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Donahue worked for six years at securities litigation firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, where he served public and private investor clients in the institutional investor relations group.

Mr. Donahue obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School in 2010. While in law school, he served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Thomas J. Whelan of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. He also served as a legal intern at Citigroup, Inc. in London, England, where he provided legal support for the Treasury and Trade Solutions and Securities and Fund Services departments. Mr. Donahue earned his Masters of Arts degree in African Area Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1996 and graduated from the Pitzer College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in African Studies in 1992.