Wilshire Law Firm, PLC
Justin F. Marquez, Esq. is a Senior Partner of Employment Class Actions and Complex Litigation at Wilshire Law Firm. A steadfast advocate for consumers and employees in litigation, Justin specializes in wage and hour claims, consumer protection, data breach, whistleblowers actions concerning false claims and SEC matters, qui tam claims, and more.
Justin holds countless landmark victories on behalf of his clients, and his extensive work, including in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, has been instrumental in positively shaping the law to better protect the rights of employees and consumers. A high-stakes litigation expert who practices at the forefront of consumer advocacy, Justin has upheld the rights of corporate misconduct victims against some of the world’s largest corporations. As lead counsel, he prevailed against Bank of America in a nationally covered case by winning class certification on behalf of thousands of employees for California Labor Code violations defeating appellate review of the court’s order certifying the class, defeating summary judgement, and defeating a motion to dismiss.
Justin’s persistent, client-first approach to his work and practice has earned him countless victories on behalf of his clients. In 2020, he recovered over $10 million in lost wages for workers alone, and as part of a consumer class action team, Justin recovered millions of dollars for defrauded real estate investors and consumers with fraudulent residential mortgages.
His expert and strategic practice has earned him the praise and recognition of his peers. Mr. Marquez was selected to the list of Southern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers from 2017 to 2020, and in 2016 to 2020, he was selected to the National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. Justin Marquez is a leader in data privacy and consumer protection class actions, and this has earned him a 10.0 Superb Rating from Avvo for his diligent work on cases related to employment, wrongful termination, consumer protection, and privacy law.
Justin serves on the Board of Directors of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), an organization that represents the interests of 39 million Californians by holding wrongdoers accountable. Passionate about protecting the public from greedy businesses, Justin was the only attorney in 2018 to appear on each of the following Top Verdict lists: Top 20 Civil Rights Violation Verdicts, Top 20 Labor & Employment Settlements, and Top 50 Class Action Settlements.