12800 Center Court Drive
Cerritos, CA 90703
Daniel Hargis’s practice focuses on business litigation, class actions, corporate governance, intellectual property misappropriation, investor fraud disputes, and employment matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, and wrongful termination. He has experience litigating in state and federal courts and on appeal.
Prior to joining Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo, Mr. Hargis practiced at a general civil litigation firm, where he specialized in business litigation and consumer class actions.
Mr. Hargis received his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was a moot court participant and clerked for the United States Department of Justice. He has a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, with an emphasis in finance and management. Mr. Hargis received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Mr. Hargis has defended businesses in class actions brought under California’s Unfair Competition Law, False Advertising Law, Consumer Legal Remedies Act, Song-Beverly Credit Card Act, and Invasion of Privacy Act, as well as non-class-action disputes, such as contract and licensing disputes, trade secret and intellectual property misappropriation cases, suits concerning the enforceability of restrictive covenants, ERISA cases, false advertising suits under the Lanham Act, personal injury actions, and cases involving common law tort claims. Highlights of cases Mr. Hargis has handled include:
Tenet 1500 San Pablo, Inc. v. Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union Welfare Fund, 2013 WL 75056 (Cal. App. 2013)
Eden Surgical Center v. B. Braun Medical, Inc., 420 Fed.Appx. 696 (9th Cir. 2011)
Hoso Foods, Inc. v. Columbus Club, Inc., 190 Cal.App.4th 881 (2010)
City of Sterling Heights Police and Fire Retirement System v. Abbey Nat., PLC, 423 F.Supp.2d 348 (S.D.N.Y. 2006)