Ryan is Baker Marquart’s managing partner. He has represented some of the world’s largest companies in complex commercial litigation. Ryan has tried cases and argued motions in courts across the country. He advises domestic and foreign entities on a wide variety of legal issues. In addition to his trial court practice, Ryan regularly appears before state and federal courts of appeal, having argued issues ranging from First Amendment free speech to copyright law. He has been recognized as a Rising Star and a Super Lawyer, has Martindale-Hubble's highest peer review rating and is frequently quoted in national media.
May specializes in patent litigation. She has helped clients in a wide variety of industries navigate patent cases from inception through trial, representing both plaintiffs and defendants.
Laurie’s practice focuses on general commercial litigation, intellectual property and entertainment law. Laurie also devotes time, pro bono, to representing children in foster care, guardianship and adoption matters.
Brian focuses his practice primarily on complex commercial litigation, intellectual property and entertainment. He represents a wide range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to closely held corporations and high net worth individuals.
Teresa has represented individual and corporate clients at all stages of complex commercial litigation in both state and federal courts.
Brian Klein is an accomplished trial attorney who has successfully litigated in federal and state court. His practice focuses on high-stakes criminal and regulatory defense matters and civil litigation, and he aggressively and effectively advocates for his clients in a wide variety of state and federal forums. He is a former federal prosecutor with extensive trial experience, and he is known for his superior courtroom skills. He teaches a criminal practice seminar at the USC Gould School of Law.
Scott Malzahn’s practice focuses on business, tort and intellectual property disputes. He has successfully represented Fortune 100 companies and individual clients at all stages of litigation, ranging from pre-dispute resolution through trial and appeal. He has served as lead trial counsel and argued motions in both federal and state courts in California, as well as in other jurisdictions. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at USC Gould School of Law where he teaches courses in Constitutional Law and Contracts. He previously taught Civil Procedure at UCLA. He is a Board Member of Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization.
Throughout his career, Jaime has specialized in all types of commercial litigation, managing and trying a diverse array of cases involving commercial contracts, real estate, film finance, consumer class actions, insurance coverage, employment and labor disputes, intellectual property, government contract accounting, corporate governance, and corporate finance. A rarity in modern corporate litigation, Jaime has attended over 90 days of trial in thirteen years of practice, in addition of course to disposing of several matters by dismissal, summary judgment, and favorable settlement.
Ashley has represented individual and corporate clients in complex, high-stakes criminal, civil and regulatory matters in both state and federal courts. Though she has experience in cases spanning the civil and criminal spectra from criminal antitrust matters and civil damages trials to complex RICO and antitrust cases, she has focused on off-label pharmaceutical investigations, False Claims Act cases and FCPA matters. Just before joining Baker Marquart, Ashley briefly served as a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles through the TAP program where she handled both preliminary hearings and a jury trial in state court.
Blake is an associate at Baker Marquart. Blake focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, labor and employment litigation and entertainment litigation. Blake represents a wide range of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, as well as high net worth individuals. Blake graduated cum laude from the University of Arizona. He then graduated from the University of Miami School of law, were he was a member of the American Society of International Law.
Donald R. Pepperman specializes and has broad experience in complex civil litigation, including antitrust, intellectual property, and a wide array of class actions.