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Richard D. McCune

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Ontario, CA

McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP
3281 E. Guasti Road, Suite 100
Ontario, CA 91761
Phone: 909-557-1250
Fax: 909-557-1275
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023
Licensed in California Since: 1987
Practice Areas: Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

A senior partner at McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP, Richard D. McCune focuses his practice on complex civil litigation, with extensive experience in both individual lawsuits and class actions. Located in the firm's main office in Ontario, California, he provides representation to clients in San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange and Los Angeles counties. Admitted to practice before all California state courts, Mr. McCune is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

The types of cases that Mr. McCune has been involved in have arisen out of defective products, unfair and deceptive practices, and other types of consumer fraud, and personal injury and wrongful death litigation, and he has been able to obtain several sizable settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients. Some of his representative results have included a $203 million jury verdict in a class action against Wells Fargo Bank involving unfair overdraft fees and an $11 million settlement in a car accident case. These and other successes have earned Mr. McCune a membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he has received other recognition from his colleagues as well, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. He has also been named to the Products Liability Trial Lawyers Association – Top 25.

Mr. McCune is a graduate of Loma Linda University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in 1982. He then pursued his legal education at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1987. Mr. McCune is frequently asked to deliver presentations on products liability and class actions to groups of fellow attorneys, and he is a member of Consumer Attorneys of California and other professional groups.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Class Actions


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

About Richard D. McCune

First Admitted: 1987, California

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Presenter, Annual Convention, Consumer Attorneys of Inland Empire, 2018
  • Presenter, Consumer Financial Services Institute, PLI
  • Recurrent Speaker, Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Products and Liability Litigation, American Bar Association
  • Presenter, Inland Empire Chapter
  • Presenter, Federal Bar Association
  • Presenter, Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Litigation Conference, 2016
  • Presenter, Current Issues Auto Class Actions, Western Trial Lawyers Association, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • The American Association for Justice
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • California Bar Association


  •  Top Rated Class Action and Mass Torts Attorney, Super Lawyers
  • Finalist, 2011 Consumer Attorney of the Year
  • AV Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Top 25 Class Action Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Top 25 Product Liability Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Multi-Million Advocates Forum, Member

Educational Background

  • Loma Linda University, Riverside, California, B.S., 1982
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Office Location for Richard D. McCune

3281 E. Guasti Road
Suite 100
Ontario, CA 91761

Phone: 909-557-1250

Fax: 909-557-1275

Last Updated: 6/23/2022

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