Jones Day (Irvine)

Darren K. Cottriel

Jones Day (Irvine)

Darren Cottriel is nationally recognized for results achieved for clients in federal and state court litigation and trials as well as in arbitrations and prelitigation disputes throughout the United States. Darren Cottriel’s practice focuses on class actions, commercial, real estate, joint venture, construction, and project finance disputes and unfair competition. His class action defense work includes defending companies in a broad range of industries in actions brought under California’s Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200, Consumer Legal Remedies Act, and similar consumer laws in other states. He is rated by Chambers USA as one of the top consumer class action lawyers in the country. Darren Cottriel is leader of the Firm’s California class action practice and head of litigation in the Firm’s Irvine Office. He is on the Board of Governors of the Orange County Association of Business Trial Lawyers.

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David Kiernan, Craig E. Stewart, Darren K. Cottriel, Lin W. Kahn, Catherine T. Zeng The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit clarifies class certification standards in an antitrust appeal (Olean Wholesale Grocery / Bumble Bee Foods)


The Ninth Circuit approved use of statistical analysis that relies on averaging but reversed class certification because the district court failed to resolve whether more than a de minimis number of putative class members were injured. On April 6, 2021, in Olean Wholesale Grocery Coop. v. (...)

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