Darrell P. White

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Irvine, California

Kimura London & White LLP
Darrell P. White
Kimura London & White LLP

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Real Estate, Banking; view more

Licensed in California since: 2010

Education: Chapman University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020

Kimura London & White LLP

3 Park Plaza, Suite 1520
Irvine, CA 92614 Visit website


Over the five years of co-founding Kimura London & White LLP, Mr. White has obtained an excess of 21 million dollars as settlements for his clients. He gives counsel to institutions across diverse sectors of banking, real estate, construction, manufacturing, entertainment, hospitality and food. He has grown in stature throughout the 15-plus years of his legal career and represents companies whose gross annual amounts to billions of dollars.

Concentrating on resolving complex business disputes, Darrell P. White is a trial lawyer and partner at the California-based law firm Kimura London & White LLP, which has offices in Irvine and Beverly Hills. In addition, he is also efficient in handling matters of real estate transactions and financial services. His clientele includes some of California’s most high-profile business professionals, multinational companies and entrepreneurs.

Holding a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles, Mr. White secured his law degree from the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law in 2009. He was a part of the law school’s Entertainment Law Society and the Intellectual Property Society. While still in the university, he interned for the Association of Surfing Professionals International, assisting them in various internal matters. He has also interned at organizations such as the Invisible Children and the First American Financial Corporation.

Mr. White has worked for a Fortune 500 company in its intellectual property division and various other private law firms. Throughout his tenure at other boutique firms, he garnered experience in real estate litigation, consumer privacy regulations, mortgage and foreclosure litigation, and commercial dispute resolution. The City of Santa Ana has also recognized his efforts toward community development with the Neighborhood Hero Award through their Com-Link Recognition Program.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Real Estate: Business, Banking, Business/Corporate, Construction Litigation: Business

Focus areas

Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Construction Defects, Mortgage & Refinance, Non-Compete Agreements, Short Sale

  • 50% Business Litigation
  • 20% Real Estate: Business
  • 10% Banking
  • 10% Business/Corporate
  • 10% Construction Litigation: Business

First Admitted: 2010, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.klw-law.com/about/attorney-darrell-p-white/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Quoted in Daily Journal “Seismic Shift: The loss of a child propelled Judge Andre De La Cruz to refocus his career on helping others.” November 20, 2018.
  • Fowler (Chapman University) School of Law, Social Justice Symposium, Moderator (March 3, 2016) http://tinyurl.com/jlbqo5p
  • “Advance Conflict Waivers and Disgorgement Under Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP v. J-M Manufacturing” presented to Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County, Panama CLE Trip (May 29, 2016)
  • Beachcomber Management Crystal Cove, LLC, et al., v. The Superior Court of Orange County et al., G054078 (Super. Ct. No. 30-2016-00839339) https://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/archive/G054078.PDF (June 28, 2017) as covered by multiple media outlets including National Law Review: https://www.natlawreview.com/article/california-court-appeal-holds-llc-s-former-counsel-may-represent-insider-defendants
  • “Using Demonstratives to Effectively Communicate Complex Business Cases to a Jury”, co-author with Sherry S. Bragg, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, ABTL Report, Volume XIX No. 2, (Summer 2017)
  • “President’s Message,” Orange County Hispanic Bar Association, Newsletter (monthly) (January 2018 – Present)
  • “Raising the Bar,” OCBJ, Philanthropy column, (featured not authored) Vol. 41, No. 14, (April 2, 2018)
  • “Brown, Groban Should be Commended,” Letter to the Editor, Daily Journal, Vol. 131, No. 46, (March 8, 2018)
  • “Legal Updates for 2018” presented to franchisees of national fast-food chain headquartered in Irvine, CA (April 2018)
  • “Worker’s Compensation and Employment Law” webinar presentation, moderator (April 25, 2018)
  • “Trying Your Case to the Millennial Generation” presented with Joshua M. Kimura to Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County, Barcelona, Spain CLE Trip (May 27, 2018)
  • “Who’s Who in the OCBA the Affiliate Bars,” Orange County Lawyers magazine, an official publication of the Orange County Bar Association, (featured not authored) Vol. 60 No. 6., (June 2018)
  • Ronald Hendry v. Bushnell Outdoor Products, Inc. et al., G054112 (Super. Ct. No. 30-2015-00805957), August 20, 2018
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Orange County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2019 - Present
  • Orange County Bar Association, Business Litigation Section
  • Orange County Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • Orange County Bar Association, Pro Bono Committee
  • Orange County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 2021 - Present
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Orange County, ABTL Report Editor, 2020 - Present
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, ABTL Asst. Editor, 2017 - 2019
  • Public Law Center, Board of Directors, 2021 - Present
  • Orange County Hispanic Bar Association, Immediate Past President, 2019
  • Orange County Hispanic Bar Association, President, 2018
  • Orange County Hispanic Bar Association, President-Elect, 2017
  • Orange County Hispanic Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2014 - 2019
  • American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Liaison to the Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities, July 2016 - Present
  • Hispanic 100, Mentor, 2017 - Present
  • Inn of Court, Member, 2016
  • Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star”- an honor reserved for the top 2.5% of lawyers in Southern California
  • Super Layers - Rising Stars, 2014 - 2020
  • Super Lawyers - 2022
  • Moderator for Diversity Symposium, Chapman University School of Law, 2016
  • Neighborhood Hero Award presented by City of Santa Ana, ComLink, 2016
  • Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2014 - Present
Educational Background:
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.

Office location for Darrell P. White

3 Park Plaza, Suite 1520
Irvine, CA 92614

Phone: 949-652-2452


3 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020

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Up-and-Coming 100: Southern California Rising Stars: 2020 Up-and-Coming 25: Orange County Rising Stars: 2020

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