Attorney Profiles

Enrique Marinez


Partner — Redwood City


Enrique Marinez is a partner in the Firm’s Redwood City office. Mr. Marinez handles a broad range of complex commercial litigation involving misappropriation of trade secrets, products liability, the defense of claims alleging unlawful, unfair and fraudulent business practices under the California Unfair Business Practices Act and real estate transactions.  With respect to insurance related matters, Mr. Marinez advises insurers on a wide variety of coverage issues and has defended insurance carriers in actions involving claims for breach of contract, bad faith and punitive damages.  Mr. Marinez’s practice also includes representation of companies and family owned businesses in the capacity as outside general counsel where he advises companies on all aspects of their business, including employee issues and dispute resolution advice.

Mr. Marinez graduated from Occidental College in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He graduated from Whittier College School of Law in 1992, cum laude, where he was a member and research editor of the Whittier Law Review. Mr. Marinez joined the firm in 1998 and was elected partner in 2002.  Prior to joining the firm, he practiced six years with the Los Angeles County Public Defender Office and the Monterey County Public Defender Office, where he tried many cases to jury verdict.  Mr. Marinez is currently co-chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee and continues to be involved in efforts to enhance diversity in the legal profession through educational and speaking events. Mr. Marinez frequently speaks at industry seminars and meetings on litigation trends and developments in areas of law of interest to firm clients. He has been a panelist at the Firm’s annual seminar on Insurance & Casualty Litigation and updates in California Law for over ten years.

Mr. Marinez is a member of the State Bar of California. He is admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California. Mr. Marinez is Past President of the Association of Defense Counsel (ADC) of Northern California and Nevada. Mr. Marinez is fluent in Spanish.