Marilyn Klinger

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Company: SMTD Law LLP
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Marilyn Klinger, Lawyer at SMTD Law LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in law.

A trial attorney with decades of experience, Ms. Klinger is thriving with SMTD Law LLP. She opened up the firm’s Los Angeles office in 2018, and is responsible for handling matters pertaining to construction and surety law. Previously, Ms. Klinger worked as a partner of Sedgwick, LLP, both in Los Angeles and San Francisco, and as an associate of Sedgwick Detert Moran & Arnold, LLP, Steefel, Levitt & Weiss, and Chickering & Gregory. She made a name for herself as one of the first females in construction law and, over the years, developed a reputation for being an astute problem-solver who isn’t afraid to take risks. Now, in addition to her practical work, she is coveted as a speaker, author, and editor.

Some of the highlights of Ms. Klinger’s career include being the 2017 recipient of the Martin J. Andrew Award for Lifetime Achievement in Fidelity and Surety Law through the American Bar Association and being the 2010 recipient of the James Acret Award for Construction Law Writing through the Los Angeles County Bar Association. She is also proud to have earned a JD from Hastings College of the Law at the University of California, San Francisco, in 1978 and a Bachelor of Science in political science from the Santa Clara University in 1975. Looking to the future, Ms. Klinger hopes to continue growing in the field. She believes law to be a good combination of fun and intellectual challenge when viewed in the right light.

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