Louis M. Marlin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Irvine, CA

Louis Marlin Mediation, LLC
6789 Quail Hill, Suite 806
Irvine, CA 92603
Phone: 818-946-2974
Fax: 949-387-5826
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2017, 2021 - 2022
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (90%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

After spending nearly 30 years as a highly successful civil litigation attorney, Louis M. Marlin changed the focus of his practice, and he now concentrates exclusively on providing mediation services. The founder of Louis Marlin Mediation, LLC, he assists clients throughout Orange and Los Angeles counties and other parts of Southern California from the firm's offices in Irvine. Mr. Marlin has been admitted to practice before all California courts since 1972, in addition to admittance to several federal trial and appellate courts.

A significant portion of Mr. Marlin’s mediation caseload comprises labor and employment issues. He has handled claims of discrimination that are covered by several state and federal statutes, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Mr. Marlin has also acted as a neutral in wage and hour claims arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the applicable California law as well as workplace sexual harassment allegations. His experience in all of these matters has included class actions as well as individual claims.

Outside of the employment law area, Mr. Marlin's mediation experience has included such consumer rights matters as the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the California Consumer Privacy Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991. Mr. Marlin has also handled a variety of business matters, including contract breaches, merger and acquisition claims, and disputes among partners or shareholders.

Mr. Marlin is a 1972 graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He is a member of Consumer Attorneys of California and several other professional groups.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas



15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2017, 2021 - 2022

About Louis M. Marlin

Admitted: 1972, California

Professional Webpage: https://marlinmediation.com/about/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California Bar, Member, 1972
  • Law Offices of Louis M. Marlin
  • Marlin & Saltzman, LLP Handling both plaintiff and defense litigation matters
  • JAMS. Neutral, Mediator, 2015
  • Independent Mediator Effective June 1, 2019, please contact [email protected] for scheduling or assistance, 2019

Educational Background

  • University of California, Irvine, BA, 1969 

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • AV Rated over 30 years
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Office Location for Louis M. Marlin

6789 Quail Hill
Suite 806
Irvine, CA 92603

Phone: 818-946-2974

Fax: 949-387-5826

Last Updated: 5/25/2021

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