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Marty has dedicated his career to serving consumers, workers and other individuals injured by bad corporate conduct. He has worked extensively on consumer protection cases in California against major retailers who allegedly advertised fictitious sale pricing to entice bargain-hunters, litigating those cases through class certification and settlement. In 2014 and 2015, Marty took two jury trials to verdict against major tobacco companies on behalf of the families of smokers who died from tobacco-related diseases. Both trials resulted in liability verdicts for the plaintiff, and significant monetary recoveries through jury award or settlement post-verdict.
Marty also successfully represented a transgender civilian employee of the Army pro bono who was wrongfully barred from the public women’s restroom facilities in her workplace (Lusardi v. Dept. of the Army Appeal No. 1201133395). The decision in Ms. Lusardi’s favor is the first ruling in any jurisdiction that declares preventing a transgender employee access to gender-appropriate restrooms is discrimination and violates Title VII. This was a significant victory for the trans rights community.
In 2013, Marty earned his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law where he was the supervising editor for the California Law Review, the marketing editor for the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law and Justice, the treasurer of the Boalt Hall Queer Caucus and a chapter board member of Law Students for Reproductive Justice. He received his BA in Linguistics from Brown University in 2008. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Pride Law Fund.
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