Mark A. Ozzello

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Pacific Palisades, CA

Markun Zusman Freniere & Compton LLP
 | 17383 West Sunset Boulevard, Suite A380
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Phone: 844-373-4281
Fax: 310-454-5970
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Consumer Law (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded civil litigation attorney, Mark A. Ozzello, is of counsel to Markun Zusman Freniere Compton LLP. From the firm's office in Los Angeles, California, he handles a wide range of complex cases for his individual and business clients throughout the state and across the country. The types of matters that Mr. Ozzello has been involved in have included the representation of employees in wage and hour cases, and other employment law matters, and he has also tried complex class action and individual products liability and commercial cases, recovering millions of dollars for his clients. His successes both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table have earned him the respect of his peers, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo.

In addition to his trial work, Mr. Ozzello has been successful in his appellate practice as well, having prepared briefs and argued many cases throughout the country. He has been a member in good standing of The State Bar of California since 1984. An active participant in several professional organizations, Mr. Ozzello has served on the board of governors of Consumer Attorneys of California. He is also a member of the Los Angeles County and American bar associations.

Majoring in economics, Mr. Ozzello attended Georgetown University in the District of Columbia as an undergraduate, and he received a Bachelor of Arts. His law school education came at Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, and he served as an editor of the Pepperdine Law Review and was a teaching assistant in his second year there before being awarded his Juris Doctor.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Class Action/Mass Torts (60%)

Consumer Law (20%)

Employment Litigation (20%): Employment Law - Employer

Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employer

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019

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About Mark Ozzello

Admitted: 1984, California

Honors/Awards:

  • Recognized as Top attorney of Southern California since 2010
  • Recognized as Super Lawyers since 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Board of Governors for the Consumer Attorneys of California since 2012
  • U.S Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S District Court, California
  • California, 1996

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presenter, Consumer Attorneys of California State convention (class actions)
  • Presenter, Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles annual convention (The Consumer Legal Remedies Act)
  • The California Supreme Court Survey: A Review of Decision, 10 Pepperdine L. Rev. 835 (1983)
  • Enjoying Politically Motivated Strikes in Federal Court, The Jacksonville Bulk, Terminal Case, 10 Pepperdine L. Rev. 489 (1983)
  • Editor, Pepperdine University School of Law, Law Review

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Gomez v. Lincare, Inc., 173 Cal. App. 4th 508 (2009)
  • Ghazarian v. Diva Limosine, Ltd., 160 Cal. App. 4th 1524
  • Laliberte v. Pacific Merchnatile Bank, 148 Cal. App. 4th 1

Educational Background:

  • Georgetown University, B.A., Economics, 1978
Find Me Online
Website - www.mzclaw.com
Office Location for Mark A. Ozzello

17383 West Sunset Boulevard
Suite A380
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Phone: 844-373-4281

Fax: 310-454-5970

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Last Updated: 12/8/2018

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