Marc G. Reich

Founder; Managing Partner

Education: University of California, Davis, School of Law, J.D.

Accomplishments:  Marc has received an individual AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating, and has been named a Southern California Rising Star for 2004 and a Southern California Super Lawyer for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 by the Publishers of Los Angeles Magazine and Law & Politics, a distinction reserved for only 5 percent of lawyers practicing in Southern California.  Marc is licensed to practice before all the State and Federal Courts in California and before the Ninth and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.  His practice emphasizes business litigation and business law.  He has litigated hundreds of cases, and has had ten trials, including four jury trials.  Recently, Marc obtained a defense verdict in a premises liability case in which the plaintiff sought more than $1 million in compensatory and punitive damages and was part of a trial team that obtained a tentative decision awarding $18 million to a class of California consumers.  Marc has also taught continuing education seminars on deposition taking skills.

Marc graduated from UC Davis Law School in 1991, where he finished in the top 15% of his class. Upon graduation, Marc clerked for the Honorable Justice Warren Matthews of the Supreme Court of Alaska.  After his clerkship, Marc entered private practice as an associate at Irell & Manella.  Before law school, Marc worked as an accountant for Ernst & Whinney, where Marc passed the CPA Examination.

Marc is involved in his community and in local bar functions. Marc is a past treasurer of the Melinda Heights Elementary School PTA, is past president of his homeowners’ association and is a member of the Orange County Bar Association.  Marc resides in Rancho Santa Margarita with his wife and three young children.