Jean-Paul Le Clercq

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Makarem & Associates
 | 11601 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 2440
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-312-0299
Fax: 310-312-0296
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jean-Paul LeClercq is a partner at Martorell Law, APC, in Los Angeles, California. Mr. LeClercq serves clients throughout all of California in a variety of areas, including consumer protection class actions, contract disputes, legal malpractice, personal injury, pharmaceutical product liability and employment related issues such as wage and discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination. Throughout his career, he has served as the primary attorney on many cases and built an increasingly diverse practice. 

A native of Malibu, Mr. LeClercq graduated from the University of California, San Diego, where he majored in political science and public law and minored in management science. Following his undergraduate studies, he earned his law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. While in law school, he was an associate editor of the Pepperdine Law Review, earned a dean’s merit scholarship and received a Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in torts. 

Mr. LeClercq began building his legal foundation even before beginning law school by serving as a clerk at the Los Angeles office of Senator Barbara Boxer. Before joining Makarem & Associates, he gained valuable legal experience by clerking for a Los Angeles Superior Court judge and also working as a summer associate at a private San Diego firm.

Since becoming licensed to practice law in the state of California in 2007, Mr. LeClercq has received numerous forms of recognition within the legal realm. He was named one of the top 50 “Fast Track” lawyers by The Recorder and is also a member of the Order of the Coif, a scholastic organization dedicated to encourage quality in legal education.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (70%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Professional Liability (10%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Class Action/Mass Torts (10%): Class Actions

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Class Actions


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Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019

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About Jean-Paul Le Clercq

Admitted: 2007, California

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  • Member of the Order of the Coif, Pepperdine University School of Law
  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship Recipient, Pepperdine University School of Law
  • “Super Lawyer” Rising Star, 2012 -2019, Rising Star, Super Lawyer Magazine
  • Witkin award for excellence in Torts, Pepperdine University School of Law
  • Selected as one of The Recorder’s top 50 “Fast Track” lawyers, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Admitted to California State Bar

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Men’s and Women’s Varsity Water-Polo coach at Malibu High School

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Associate Editor on the Pepperdine Law Review journal, Pepperdine University School of Law

Educational Background:

  • University of California at San Diego, Major: Political Science/Public Law, Minor: Management Science, 2003
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  • “Jean Paul is an excellent rising employment litigator. He just recently certified a major wage and hour litigation case against a prominent carrier company. He also litigates aggressively on behalf of individual employees whose rights have been violated. He starts trial in an employment contract case next month. He is a loyal advocate for his client, always putting their interests first.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

Office Location for Jean-Paul Le Clercq

11601 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 2440
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Phone: 310-312-0299

Fax: 310-312-0296

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Last Updated: 4/18/2019

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