Marina N. Vitek

Marina N. Vitek: Attorney with Roxborough, Pomerance, Nye & Adreani, LLP

Biography

Marina N. Vitek has over 15 years experience as an attorney and more than 30 years experience in the legal field. Her areas of practice have included insurance law, employment law, product liability, consumer protection, unfair business practices, complex litigation and class actions, as well as legal and medical malpractice for both plaintiff and defense. She is experienced in appellate actions and has prepared numerous writ petitions and appellate briefs, as well as participated in oral argument before the Court of Appeal. 

Prior to joining RPNA, she was an Associate at Wasserman, Comden, Casselman & Pearson, LLP where she most recently handled complex litigation with an emphasis on class actions. At that firm, Ms. Vitek presented at their Workers' Compensation Seminar, "Lighting the Way" in 2004.

At RPNA, Ms. Vitek represents both large and small businesses in a variety of matters, including workers' compensation, insurance bad faith, insurance broker litigation and commercial disputes. In addition, she represents the interests of Indian tribes in various business, commercial and insurance related matters. Her cases include complex litigation matters, as well as numerous class actions.

Transactions or Matters:

Member of the legal team that won a landmark wage and hour class action resulting in a $90 million verdict against a major national security company.

Obtained a class action settlement in excess of $1 million on behalf of a class of 126 members arising out of the purchase of "reacquired" vehicles for which the dealer and manufacturer did not disclose the repair history or circumstances of the vehicles' reacquisition from their original purchasers. Each class member received in excess of $7,700.

Successfully represented a garment manufacturer in an action against its commercial factor based upon mishandling of the factoring accounts.

In numerous class actions, has successfully defeated choice of venue and/or arbitration provisions.

Obtained a summary adjudication of an employer's failure to provide rest breaks to a certified class of over 13,000 members.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
818-835-4121  Phone
+1 (818) 992-9991  Fax
www.rpnalaw.com
University Attended:
Occidental College, B.A., Biology, 1981
Law School Attended:
University of LaVerne at San Fernando, J.D., 1995
Year of First Admission:
1996
Admission:
United States District Court, Southern District of California; United States District Court, Eastern District of California; United States Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit; United States District Court, Central District of California; 1996, California
Memberships:

State Bar of California; American Bar Association; Los Angeles County Bar Association; San Fernando Valley Bar Association; Santa Clarita Valley Bar Association.

Birth Information:
Los Angeles, California, February 4, 1960
Reported Cases:
Farmers Insurance Exchange v. Superior Court (The Proposition 103 Enforcement Project), 137 Cal. App. 4th 842 (2006); GMAC Commercial Finance LLC v. Superior Court (Mountain High Hosiery Ltd.), 2003 WL 21398319 (June 18, 2003); Murphy v. Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., 40 Cal. 4th 1094 (2007) [Amicus Curiae].
ISLN:
910226309
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express

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Woodland Hills, California

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