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Mr. Marcus received his Juris Doctorate degree from Harvard Law School in 1970, where he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Harvard Law Review. Mr. Marcus also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1967, where he was elected to the Tau Beta Pi and Sigma Xi Honor Societies. Mr. Marcus has more than 46 years of experience in handling complex business litigation and transactions. He was formerly a partner at Frandzel & Share and was co-manager of Frandzel & Share’s Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Marcus’ trial experience also includes successful litigation in such diverse areas as securities fraud, commercial collection, bankruptcy, and sophisticated business litigation, construction, and probate matters. He was the prevailing attorney in several reported appellate decisions, including Admiralty Fund v. Jones, 750 F.2d 1289; Admiralty Fund v. Peerless Insurance Company, 143 Cal.App.3d 379; Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. v. Charlton, 17 Cal.App.4th 1066; and Marcus v. Parker, 978 F.2d 1159. Mr. Marcus is a volunteer arbitrator for the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Service and was selected for inclusion in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in California. He completed the “Mediating the Litigated Case” course at Pepperdine University, and is on the mediation panels of the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Central District of California and San Fernando Valley Bar Association, and is a Judge Pro Tem of the Los Angeles Superior Court (certified for traffic, small claims, unlawful detainer, and civil harassment departments).