J. Kirk Donnelly

Of Counsel

In 1995, Kirk graduated cum laude from the University of San  Diego School of Law where he was selected to the Order of the Coif and the Order of Barristers. Kirk received his B.A. in 1989 from the College of William and Mary.

Kirk spent several years in the Orange County office of a national litigation firm before joining Dostart Clapp Gordon & Coveney, LLP, one of the premier plaintiffs class action law firms in California. Since then, his practice has focused on representing employees in wage and hour class actions in both California state and federal courts.

In the past several years, Kirk has worked on class action cases resulting in the recovery of over $300 million on behalf of employees in California and around the United States. These matters have involved some of the largest companies in the nation, including Sears Roebuck, AT&T, Verizon, Bank of America, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Borders, CGMI (Red Lobster & Olive Garden), CKE (Carls Jr.), and many others.

Awards & Associations

Employment

  • Law Offices of J. Kirk Donnelly
  • Dostart Clapp & Coveney, LLP
  • Ross Dixon & Bell, LLP (now Troutman Sanders)

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D. (1995)
  • Cum Laude
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of Barristers
  • College of William & Mary (1989), BA in History

Client Testimonials

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Jossy R.

The Crosner Legal Team went far and beyond to get my case resolved in a quick and easy manner. They kept me updated and most importantly they fought to receive top compensation and came out on top.

Omar G.

Thank you guys soooo much great work! Hopefully my exemployer gets more seriousely professional and doesnt treat other employees like they did with me. And if they do continue i hope those employees give you guys call!

Miguel P.

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Cases & Settlements

$4.1 M

Agricultural Warehouse

Warehouse worker alleged minimum wage, overtime, meal and rest break violations in a class action against her employer, a large agricultural manufacturer, distributor and retailer. […]
$3.9 M

Warehouse Workers (Wage & Hour)

A settlement was reached on behalf of warehouse workers of a manufacturing plant. Plaintiffs’ primary allegation was that they, and the similarly situated employees, were […]
$3.7 M

Health Care Workers

Crosner Legal was lead counsel in a settlement reached on behalf of non-exempt Health care workers in California alleging wage and hour violations, including but not limited […]
$3.25 M

Security Guards

Crosner Legal was lead counsel in a settlement reached on behalf of non-exempt Security guards in California alleging wage and hour violations, including but not limited to […]