The Los Angeles Times Business of Law: Trends. Updates. Visionaries magazine on June 26, 2022 named Partners Ryan Baker and Scott Malzahn Legal Visionaries 2022. The award is based on three criteria: noteworthy success and accomplishment over the past 24 months, strong leadership, and innovative strategies for their clients and their firm.
As Co-Managing Partners, Baker and Malzahn oversaw the firm’s 2021 rebrand from Baker Marquart to Waymaker, a move meant to reflect diversity and inclusion. Also under their leadership, the firm recently expanded into new offices at City National Plaza in Los Angeles (515 South Flower Street).
Baker often deals with cases involving intellectual property and innovative or disruptive technology. His litigation practice includes commercial and entertainment disputes, intellectual property (copyright, trademark, trade secret and patent), antitrust, securities, financial technology and white-collar crime. Malzahn has a complex commercial litigation practice that spans entertainment disputes, class actions in the securities arena, fintech, and intellectual property and has handled many high-profile disputes both in the trial court and on appeal.
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.