Marjorie Menza’s practice focuses on high-stakes business disputes and complex litigation, primarily handling case management for a range of clients. She has experience in various stages of litigation and investigations in both state and federal courts.
Prior to joining Hueston Hennigan, Ms. Menza taught legal writing, research and analysis courses to LLM students at UCLA School of Law and USC Gould School of Law.
After law school, Ms. Menza served as senior associate in the litigation department at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP where she focused in international dispute resolution and white collar crime criminal defense. She also served as the firm’s first Pro Bono Counsel where she supervised federal habeas corpus proceedings and worked on various immigration matters. She also served as legal consultant at Occidental Petroleum Corporation where she advised in a multi-billion dollar investment treaty dispute with the government of Ecuador.
Prior to entering law school, Ms. Menza was a McCracken Fellow at New York University where she completed coursework in a Ph.D. program in Spanish and Portuguese literature.
Ms. Menza speaks Spanish, German and Portuguese.