Marina R. Pacheco

Marina R. Pacheco

Marina R. Pacheco

Los Angeles, California

Marina R. Pacheco is an associate at Girardi | Keese who practices in several areas including class actions, employment law, construction defect, public entity liability, products liability, and medical malpractice. A native of the Inland Empire, Marina graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of California, Riverside in 2009. Shortly thereafter, she worked at the Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino, a clinic that provides pro bono civil legal services to indigent clients. In 2010, Marina took an absence from Legal Aid to participate in an internship with then Assembly Member Ted Lieu in Sacramento. In 2010, she left Legal Aid to attend law school at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. During her time at Southwestern, Marina externed at the offices of the District Attorney and Public Defender in Fontana. During her third year in law school, Marina pursued her childhood dream of becoming a Plaintiff's attorney when she began working at Girardi | Keese as a full-time law clerk. As an associate at Girardi | Keese in Los Angeles, she maintains her relationship with the Inland Empire, serving on the board of Consumer Attorneys of Inland Empire, a chapter of Consumer Attorneys of California.

Areas of Practice

  • Class Actions
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Real Property
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mass Torts
  • Public Entity Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit


  • Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 2013
  • University of California, Riverside
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2009
    • Honors: National Society of Collegiate Scholars
    • Major: Philosophy

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • American Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys of Inland Empire, Board Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of Assembly Member Ted Lieu, Intern, 2010 - Present
  • Fontana Public Defender's Office, Certified Law Clerk, 2010 - Present
  • Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino, 2009 - 2010