Nancy Marcus is an attorney at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Los Angeles office. She is an accomplished litigator who focuses her practice on appellate matters, birth injury litigation, and toxic torts, including asbestos exposure resulting in mesothelioma and benzene exposure cases. Nancy also represents whistleblowers who have uncovered fraud against the government.
Nancy earned her bachelor’s degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University. She was awarded her Juris Doctor degree from Case Western Reserve School of Law, where she was on the Dean’s Honors List, was a Merit Scholar, and was an Associate Notes Editor for the Health Matrix Law Journal. While there, Nancy served as the Associate Notes Editor of the Health Matrix Law Journal. She was also on the Dean’s Honors List and she was a Merit Scholar. Additionally, Nancy holds a masters of law degree and doctorate of juridical science degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. She was also a judicial law clerk for the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court and has worked as research counsel at the American Association of Justice. After obtaining her advanced law degrees, Nancy worked at a boutique litigation firm in Cleveland, Ohio, and served as adjunct professor of law at her alma mater, Case Western Reserve University School of Law. She later served as an assistant professor of law and founding constitutional law professor at Indiana Tech Law School.
Nancy is a frequent presenter and a prolific writer whose publications have addressed tort and bankruptcy law as well as contemporary civil rights issues. She is active in the community, having served on a number of boards and committees. Her leadership positions have included serving as the Chair of the ABA’s civil rights litigation section LGBT subcommittee, and being a co-founder of BiLaw, the first national association of bisexual and bi-allied lawyers, legal academics, and law students. Nancy is licensed to practice law by the state bars of California, the District of Columbia, and Ohio.