Randolph, Donald C.

1717 Fourth Street, 3rd FloorSanta Monica, CA 90401


Updated: 04/22/2016


Donald Randolph is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, a former Captain in the United States Army, and a 1974 graduate of the University of Southern California School of Law.  With over 40 years of practice experience, he has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts throughout the United States, including a number of high profile matters.  Since 2010 alone, he has led Randolph & Associates in obtaining over $23 million in...


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury (Plaintiff's)
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Criminal Law (State & Federal)


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2007

Specialties and Certifications

  • Criminal Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, since 1983

Other Affiliations

  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • Consumer Attorneys of The Inland Empire (CAOIE)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Santa Monica Bar Association
  • Criminal Courts Bar Association, Los Angeles
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice


  • AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2004 - 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers, 2004 - 2014
  • Certificate of Appreciation, State Bar of California, for 30 years of continuous participation as certified specialist in criminal law
  • Southern California Super Lawyers, Los Angeles Magazine, 2004 - 2014
  • Invited Panel Member, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Joseph M. Cohen Lecture series, “Representing High Profile Criminal Defendants”

Past Positions

  • Randolph & Levanas, Partner, 1991 - 2003
  • Overland, Berke, Wesley, Gits, Randolph & Levanas, Partner, 1981 - 1991
  • Randolph & Levanas , Partner, 1979 - 1981
  • Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office, Deputy Public Defender, 1975 - 1978
  • L.A. Legal Aid , Staff Attorney, 1974 - 1975


  • University of Southern California Law Center, Los Angeles, California, 1974
  • United States Military Academy at West Point


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Published Works

  • "Sex Discrimination in the Family Benefits Section of the Social Security Act: An Equal Protection Analysis." Clearinghouse Review, Vol. 9, December 1974; Reprinted in full, Congressional Record, Senate, 94th Congress, 1st Section, p. 7954 (1975).
  • "A Computer Hacker's Right to Remain Cryptic." California Lawyer, November 1999
  • Randolph, Donald C., and Vinson, Gregory L.: “A Computer Hacker’s Right to Remain Cryptic”, California Lawyer, November, 1999

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1717 Fourth Street, 3rd FloorSanta Monica, CA 90401



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