Founding Partner. Marc joined the Firm, with his brother Ben, in 1997. In addition to being an extremely skilled civil litigator, Marc successfully handles an exceptionally wide array of civil litigation and complex matters, including construction litigation, construction defects, construction accidents, commercial general liability defense, including premises liability and automobile accidents, business litigation, professional negligence, including medical malpractice, and personal injury.
Marc experiences success in the Courtroom. His trial achievements were well chronicled in the Los Angeles Daily Journal publication, Verdicts & Settlements. Marc’s photograph graced the cover of this renowned publication, which featured an article on Marc’s trial techniques and skills relative to his attainment of a notable trial verdict. Marc also has been invited by, and lectured to, the local bar associations for State Approved Continuing Legal Education Credit on developing trial strategy. Marc frequently presents to insurance companies, third-party administrators, and large self-insureds on techniques to expeditiously flush reasonable settlement options at the outset of litigation in order to eliminate or substantially mitigate defense expense. Marc was also named a “Southern California Super Lawyer” by the publishers of Los Angeles Magazine as selected by his peers, of which only 5% of the total lawyers in Southern California are listed as “Super Lawyers.”
Marc has been selected by, and has served, the Orange County Superior Court for many years as a Presiding Officer for Mandatory Settlement Conferences and is an appointee on the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel. He is also a member of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Orange Country Trial Lawyers Association, Orange County Bar Association, and Orange County Barristers.
In 1993, Marc received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law and was admitted to the California State Bar. In 1990, Marc graduated from the University of California at Davis with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. While at UC Davis, Marc was elected President of the Interfraternity Council and was nominated by the Assistant Vice Chancellor to participate in UC Davis’ prestigious Leadership Institute.