Waymaker attorneys are often quoted in the news, speak at events, and receive industry leading awards.

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Waymaker LLP Earns Chambers 2023 Commercial Litigation Ranking

Chambers ranks Waymaker’s Commercial Litigation practice in the Chambers USA Guide 2023

Waymaker Wins Lease Dispute For Client 6759 Hollywood, LLC

Led by Partner Teresa Huggins, Waymaker obtained summary judgment in 6759 Hollywood, LLC v. Museum of Selfies, LLC, et al., winning the case on behalf of its client, 6759 Hollywood, LLC…

Waymaker Pro Bono Case Goes to Trial in Los Angeles

Waymaker has accepted a pro bono appointment to represent Lisa Simpson, the mother of Richard Che Risher, in her case against the city of Los Angeles and certain officers of the Los Angeles Police Department.

In the News

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Partner Keri Axel Interviewed on LiveNow Fox TV about Rep. George Santos Indictment

Partner Keri Curtis Axel, interviewed about New York Republican Congressman George Santos facing 13 federal charges on LiveNow Fox, said “This is a very interesting indictment because it’s a potpourri of different fraud charges…”

Partner Teresa Huggins Quoted by the Daily Journal in a Story about the Commercial Real…

Partner Teresa Huggins was quoted by the Daily Journal in a May 5, 2023 story about economic strains on the commercial real estate market in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Huggins said, “If the only excuse [for nonpayment] is COVID, the tenant will likely lose …

Managing Partner Scott Malzahn Elected President of LGBTQ+ Rights Group Equality California Reports LA Business…

The Los Angeles Business Journal reported that Waymaker Managing Partner Scott Malzahn has been elected president of Equality California, the largest statewide LGBTQ+ rights organization in the nation. “We are the primary voice in California for LGBTQ-plus issues …

Partner Brian Klein Quoted About Notorious Gambler Suing Casinos From Prison

Partner Brian Klein, quoted by in a story about a high-roller gambler in federal prison for investment fraud suing online casino BetMGM, said the client’s incarceration made the defense attorney’s job “exponentially more challenging …”

Awards & Rankings

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Ryan Baker Named One of the Top 100 Lawyers in Los Angeles by Los Angeles…

Los Angeles Business Journal has named Partner Ryan Baker one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Los Angeles for 2023 …

Five Partners Named Southern California Super Lawyers 2023

Partners Ryan Baker, Brian Klein, Scott Malzahn, Jaime Marquart and Donald Pepperman have been named Southern California Super Lawyers 2023 …

Partner Brian Klein Named One of Daily Journal’s Top White Collar Attorneys 2022

Daily Journal on December 7, 2022 named Partner Brian Klein as one of its top White Collar Attorneys 2022. A former federal prosecutor and accomplished and renowned trial attorney, Klein leads Waymaker’s White Collar practice ...
Many of these results were obtained by the predecessor firm to Waymaker, Baker Marquart LLP.

In 2021, Baker Marquart became Waymaker. Information on this website reflects results obtained by Baker Marquart. Please click here to learn more about our name change.