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About Darin T. Beffa

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Phone: 424-262-3332

Fax: 424-224-7654

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Harvard Law School
J.D. cum laude, 2006

Duke University
A.B., Public Policy Studies, 2001
Physics and Economics minors


Darin T. Beffa is the founder and Managing Attorney of Beffa Law. Before opening his own practice, Darin was a trial lawyer for nearly a decade at the international law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP. As a member of Kirkland’s General Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation groups, he represented clients in some of the largest lawsuits in U.S. history, including In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon” in the Gulf of Mexico, on April 20, 2010, In re: General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation, and In re: Volkswagen "Clean Diesel" Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation. Darin is able to deftly navigate even the most complex litigation scenarios and works with his clients to apply litigation strategies tailored to the needs of each individual case.

Darin Beffa brings his first chair trial experience to Beffa Law. He has represented clients in a diverse array of litigation and pre-litigation matters ranging from environmental regulation to patents and from products liability to government contracts. Darin’s clients have included large and multinational companies including Boeing, BP, General Motors, Home Depot, and Volkswagen, as well as smaller companies and individuals.

A graduate cum laude of Harvard Law School, Darin was Executive Editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy and performed clinical work for the Berkman Center for Internet & Society. While in school, Darin clerked for the Office of Legal Policy at the U.S. Department of Justice and interned at two prominent law firms in Washington, D.C. Upon graduation, Darin served as law clerk to United States District Judge George H. King in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Darin also spent two years as a Capitol Hill aide to U.S. Representative George R. Nethercutt, Jr.

When not representing his clients, Darin Beffa spends his time with his family and by volunteering with community organizations such as the Constitutional Rights Foundation, where he is a Member of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee. Darin is also a member of the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce.

Notable Representations



State Bar of California,

District of Columbia Bar,

United States Court of Appeals for the
Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Courts:

  • Central District of California
  • Eastern District of California
  • Northern District of California
  • Southern District of California
  • District of Columbia