Marti L. Worms

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  • Admissions & Affiliations


Marti Lewis Worms focuses on prosecuting all forms of complex securities and shareholder litigation, including class actions, individual actions, and derivative actions. Ms. Worms has significant expertise in all manners of commercial litigation, ranging from discovery and other pre-trial litigation to representing clients at arbitration and trial. Ms. Worms practiced business litigation for seven years representing individual and corporate clients in employment matters, products liability disputes, and consumer class actions at several large firms, including Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She served for a decade as the Supervising Research Attorney for the Honorable William McCurine, Jr., a Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, where she managed a broad docket of civil matters from civil rights complaints to intellectual property actions.

Ms. Worms’ diverse legal background also includes teaching first-year law students as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the William & Mary Law School, where she created diversity-centered curriculum on professional identity development, cross-cultural competence and the elimination of bias in the law. She has also been an avid speaker and presenter on leadership and professionalism from her role as the Assistant Dean for Career & Professional Development at the University of San Diego School of Law.

Ms. Worms received her Juris Doctor from UCLA School of Law where she was a Joseph Drown Foundation Scholar; a judicial intern for the Honorable Audrey B. Collins, Associate Justice for the California Second District Court of Appeal; and a Teaching Assistant for Constitutional Law and Lawyering Skills. Ms. Worms received her Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

Admissions & Affiliations

  • State of California
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • UCLA School of Law, JD
  • University of Southern California, BA