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Practice Areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 95%
    32 years
  2. Appeals: 5%
    41 years

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Steven Gregory Pearl

    Marvin is among the most highly regarded plaintiffs' employment lawyers in Los Angeles, if not California. I endorse his work.


    Steven Pearl Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael P. King

    I endorse this lawyer's work.


    Michael King Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

401 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1000
Santa Monica, CA, 90401



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerLos Anglese Magazine/Super Lawyer2007
AV RatingN/A2007
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine/Super Lawyer2006
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Marvin E. Krakow1982 - Present
PartnerKrakow & Kaplan, LLP1993 - 2001
AssociateSaphier & Rein1981 - 1982
Director of LitigationLegal Aid Foundation of Long Beach1978 - 1981
Clinical InstructorBoston University School of Law1976 - 1978
AssociateSwartz & Swartz1974 - 1976
Publication NameTitleDate
UnknownJuried Out?2000
Los Angeles Daily Journal“Nothing Personal: A State Supreme Court Decision Discounts Workers’ Privacy Rights”1997
Los Angeles Daily JournalSmart Shopper: Forum Choices in Employment Litigation1996
Los Angeles Daily JournalProving International Discrimination After Hicks: The Practical Effects of the Supreme Courts Continuing Assault on Employment Discrimination Laws1993
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yale Law SchoolN/AN/AN/A
Yale UnivN/AN/AN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Mediation PanelPanel Discussion: Mediation and Developments In2007
Annual MeetingWinning Don’t Come Easy2004
Annual MeetingWinning At Arbitration2003
Fundamentals of Wrongful Termination LitigationFundamentals of Wrongful Termination Litigation2002
Annual MeetingStrategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation2002
Annual MeetingLegal Issues: Employment, Workplace, Disability2002