Richard D. McCune


Richard McCune is a partner of McCune Wright Arevalo LLP. He has 22 years of experience in representing Inland Empire and Southern California Plaintiffs in product liability, class action, serious personal injury, and business fraud cases.

His trial and settlement success have resulted in his achieving the highest rating possible (AV) from Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum reserved for attorneys achieving multi-million dollar trial or settlement results for their clients. He was one of the select finalists for 2011 California Consumer Attorney of the Year. He frequently lectures at attorney conferences, where he has made presentations on banking class actions, foreclosure class actions, and automobile product liability cases. He was appointed by Judge Selna to the executive committee for the personal injury/wrongful death cases in the high profile Toyota sudden unintended acceleration litigation. As part of representing his clients, he has been featured on numerous news shows, including The Today Show and CNN, as well as quoted and interviewed for wide ranging newspapers and magazines including LA Times, Forbes, Sacramento Bee, San Bernardino Sun and The Economist.

Richard McCune’s successful results for his clients include a $203 million class action verdict in 2010 on behalf of the 1.14 million California Wells Fargo Bank customers for unfair bank overdraft fees. He has been involved in numerous settlements and verdicts that have generated over one million dollars for individual clients.

Richard McCune will be a speaker at the Consumer Attorneys of the Inland Empire Palm Springs Seminar, March 3-4, 2017.


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Richard’s Featured Successes

$203 million

class action verdict for unfair bank overdraft fees

$35 million

national class settlement for unfair bank overdraft fees

$11 million

catastrophic injuries in car accident

$5.5 million

van rollover failure

$2.675 million

pickup truck fire


boat carbon monoxide poisoning death


  • California Bar Association
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association
  • The American Association for Justice
  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group
  • Consumer Attorneys of California


  • J.D., University of Southern California School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1987
  • B.S., Loma Linda University, Riverside, California, 1982


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    Richard McCune Products Liability

Recent Lectures and Presentations

Richard McCune will be a speaker at the Western Trial Lawyers Association Maui Seminar, June 12-15, 2017. He will be presenting, Current Issues in Auto Class Actions.

Richard McCune of McCune Wright Arevalo LLP will be among the featured speakers at two upcoming conferences focusing on issues both timely and important to consumers and the legal profession

On Oct. 27, he will be at “HarrisMartin’s Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Litigation Conference” in Miami Beach, where he will be part of a panel discussion titled “Criminal Exposure? DOJ and Other Investigations? Wire Fraud?”

On November 2, he will participate in “HarrisMartin’s Internet of Things and Mass Tort Liability Conference” in San Francisco. His panel will take an insightful look at how software is or becomes defective in devices within the Internet of Things (IoT), the potential for property damage or personal injury, and avenues for legal liability

Richard McCune is a national spokesperson on legal matters concerning consumers as well as privacy and data breach issues

2012 Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Products and Liability Litigation sponsored by The American Bar Association in Phoenix, Arizona – March 30, 2012

Foreclosure Litigation in Federal Court sponsored by the Federal Bar Association, Inland Empire Chapter – March 9, 2012

2011 Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Products and Liability Litigation sponsored by The American Bar Association in Phoenix, Arizona – March 30, 2011

15th Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute sponsored by PLI in Chicago, Illinois – April 8, 2010

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