Gerald Marcus

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Calabasas, California

The Law Offices of Gerald L. Marcus
Gerald Marcus
The Law Offices of Gerald L. Marcus

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in California since: 1987

Education: Southern California Institute of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024
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The Law Offices of Gerald L. Marcus

24025 Park Sorrento
Calabasas, CA 91302 Visit website


Gerald L. Marcus has been practicing law since 1987. He has represented over 17,000 clients and obtained more than $400,000,000.00 in settlements, arbitration awards, and jury verdicts for his clients.   Gerald Marcus is a former President and on the Board of Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities. Giving back to the community he represents, is a top priority for him and his firm. Gerald always goes the extra mile for his clients, makes himself constantly available, and never overlooks the details of a case. He has built a reputation for winning cases other attorneys previously thought unwinnable.   He is an active member of the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California, and in the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) and Beverly Hills Bar Association. In every year from 2014 to 2024, he was included on the California Super Lawyers list, and in 2019 he was nominated as a Top 100 Trial Super Lawyer in Southern California. No more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state are named to this list every year. He has also been selected for inclusion in “The Nation’s Top One Percent” by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel multiple years, and been recognized and honored by dozens of other State and national Trial Lawyers Associations, and recognition boards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1987, California

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Educational Background:
  • Southern California Institute of Law, J.D., 1985
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, San Fernando Valley Bar Association
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Winningest California Law Firms , Verdict Search, 2011, WINNINGEST CALIFORNIA LAW FIRMS, (Since Oct. 2011, as reported by Verdict Search), 2011
  • , Top 100 Litigators, American Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2022
  • Top 1%, National Association of distinguished Counsel, 2022
  • , Best Attorney-Lifetime Charter member, Rue Ratings, 2023
  • , Top 100 Personal Injury Trial Lawyers, Top 100, 2022
  • Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyers, The national Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • , Super Lawyers,, 2023
  • Super Lawyers,, 2022
  • Super Lawyers,, 2021
  • Super Lawyers,, 2020
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers Southern California,, 2019
  • Super Lawyers,, 2018
  • Super Lawyers,, 2017
  • Super lawyers,, 2016
  • Super lawyers,, 2015
  • Super Lawyers Southern California,, 2014
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Recovered more than 300 Million dollars in settlements, verdicts and awards  , 2023
  • Mediation wild animal attack, denied liability, disputed ownership and coverage, settled 1,700,000.00  , 2021
  • Mediation settlement 3,000,000.00 in denied liability public transit bus ran over boarding passenger. Denied liability, disputed, litigated., 2023
  • settlement at mediation 3,500,000.00 disputed premises liability fall resulting in MTBI  , 2022
  • settlement at Trial 5,500,000.00 denied liability pedestrian run over by a school bus  , 2020
  • Mediation Settlement 3,500,000.00 Our client was driving his truck down the street when a gardener working for a commercial landscape company mowing the center roadway median lawn, mowed over a 24 inch rod, causing it to be ejected through the air and into the driver side window of the truck our client was driving. the road struck our clients left eye resulting is visual impairment. the case was disputed and denied and extensively litigated. We successful resolved the case for our client at the second mediation, so that his medical and financial needs would be taken care of for the rest of his life.  , 2018
  • Settlement 4,500,000.00 . Our client was riding a skateboard down a ramp on private private which lead him onto an access road. His view was blocked from traffic. A car traveling down the access road struck our client as he entered the access road, resulting in serious arm injuries requiring 13 surgeries. The drivers view was also blocked by an obstruction at the intersection of the base of the ramp and the access road. We sued the property owners for creating a dangerous condition, allowing it to exist, and failing to warn of it. the case was heavily denied and disputed and required a dozen depositions and 8 experts. ultimately after two mediations we were able to settle the case for our client and to provide for his needs for the rest of his life.  , 2017
Industry Groups:
  • AAJ
  • ABA
  • BHBA
  • CAOC
  • Sfvba

Office location for Gerald Marcus

24025 Park Sorrento
Calabasas, CA 91302

Phone: 818-797-1550


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024

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Top 100: Southern California Super Lawyers: 2019

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