Adrianne Marshack is a partner in the firm’s Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. Ms. Marshack focuses her practice on class actions and complex commercial litigation representing clients in the areas of consumer class actions, unfair competition, false advertising and trade secrets. She has substantial experience representing employers in all aspects of litigation, including employee class actions, wage and hour issues, discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination proceedings in state and federal court. In addition, Ms. Marshack counsels clients on certain employment issues (including employee class actions, discrimination, and wrongful termination), advertising and marketing, and proactive protection of rights in trade secrets.






  • Yamagata v. Reckitt Benckiser LLC, 445 F. Supp. 3d 28 (N.D. Cal. 2020) (motion for summary judgment) 
  • Clorox Co. v. Reckitt Benckiser Grp. PLC, 398 F. Supp. 3d 623 (N.D. Cal. 2019) (motion to dismiss)
  • J.L. v. Cissna, 374 F. Supp. 3d 855 (N.D. Cal. 2019) (motion to dismiss)
  • J.L. v. Cissna, 341 F. Supp. 3d 1048 (N.D. Cal. 2018) (motion for preliminary injunction)
  • Cochoit v. Schiff Nutrition Int'l, Inc., 326 F.R.D. 631 (C.D. Cal. 2018) (motion for class certification)
  • Cochoit v. Schiff Nutrition Int'l, Inc., 227 F. Supp. 3d 1119 (C.D. Cal. 2017) (motion to dismiss)
  • Davies v. Broadcom Corp., 130 F. Supp. 3d 1343 (C.D. Cal. 2015) (motion to dismiss and motion to compel arbitration)
  • Thompson v. Auto. Club of S. California, 217 Cal. App. 4th 719 (2013) (appeal of denial of class certification)
  • Bates v. Gen. Nutrition Centers, Inc., 897 F. Supp. 2d 1000 (C.D. Cal. 2012) (motion to dismiss)

Reported but Not Published

  • J.L. v. Cuccinelli, No. 18-CV-04914-NC, 2020 WL 2562896 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 27, 2020) (motion for reconsideration)
  • J.L. v. Cuccinelli, No. 18-CV-04914-NC, 2020 WL 2562895, at *1 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 20, 2020), modified on reconsideration, No. 18-CV-04914-NC, 2020 WL 2562896 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 27, 2020) (motion for civil contempt and sanctions)
  • J.L. v. Cuccinelli, No. 18-CV-04914-NC, 2019 WL 6911973 (N.D. Cal. Dec. 18, 2019) (final approval of settlement) 
  • Fed. Trade Comm'n v. 8 Figure Dream Lifestyle LLC, No. SACV1901165AGKESX, 2019 WL 7945656 (C.D. Cal. Dec. 9, 2019) (motion to dismiss)
  • J.L. v. Cuccinelli, No. 18-CV-04914-NC, 2019 WL 8810349 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 30, 2019) (preliminary approval of settlement) 
  • Fed. Trade Comm'n v. 8 Figure Dream Lifestyle LLC, No. SACV1901165AGKESX, 2019 WL 4570040 (C.D. Cal. July 8, 2019) (motion to remove order freezing assets) 
  • Yamagata v. Reckitt Benckiser LLC, No. 17-CV-03529-VC, 2019 WL 3815718 (N.D. Cal. June 5, 2019) (motion for class certification) 
  • J.L. v. Cissna, No. 18-CV-04914-NC, 2019 WL 2223803 (N.D. Cal. May 22, 2019) (motion for discovery outside of administrative record) 
  • J.L. v. Cissna, No. 18-CV-04914-NC, 2019 WL 2223805 (N.D. Cal. May 15, 2019) (order regarding government’s privilege log) 
  • J.L. v. Cissna, No. 18-CV-04914-NC, 2019 WL 2224851 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 8, 2019) (motion to limit discovery) 
  • J.L. v. Cissna, No. 18-CV-04914-NC, 2019 WL 415579 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 1, 2019) (motion for class certification) 
  • Cochoit v. Schiff Nutrition Int'l, Inc., No. SACV1601371CJCKESX, 2018 WL 1895695 (C.D. Cal. Apr. 19, 2018) (applications to seal) 
  • Fox v. Vision Serv. Plan, No. 2:16-CV-2456-JAM-DB, 2017 WL 735735 (E.D. Cal. Feb. 24, 2017) (motion for preliminary injunction) 
  • Gannon v. Network Tel. Servs., Inc., No. CV 12-9777-RGK PJWX, 2013 WL 2450199 (C.D. Cal. June 5, 2013), aff'd, 628 F. App'x 551 (9th Cir. 2016) (motion for class certification) 
  • Glover v. Woodbolt Distribution, Ltd., No. CIV.A. H-12-2191, 2012 WL 5456361 (S.D. Tex. Nov. 7, 2012) (motion for preliminary approval of settlement) 
  • Siniouguine v. Mediachase Ltd., No. CV 11-6113-JFW AGRX, 2012 WL 2317364 (C.D. Cal. June 11, 2012) (motion for summary judgment) 
  • Siniouguine v. Mediachase Ltd., No. CV1106113JFWAGRX, 2012 WL 13012493 (C.D. Cal. Apr. 26, 2012) (motion to compel)
  • Siniouguine v. Mediachase Ltd, No. CV1106113JFWAGRX, 2012 WL 13009099 (C.D. Cal. Apr. 30, 2012) (motion to compel) 
  • Rotenberg v. Brain Research Labs, LLC, No. G044675, 2011 WL 4382220 (Cal. Ct. App. Sept. 21, 2011) (appeal of denial of motion to disqualify counsel)
  • Thompson v. Payless Shoesource, Inc., No. CV 09-04380 SVW (EX), 2009 WL 10674309 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 18, 2009) (motion to remand)
  • Common Sense Media, Inc. v. Common Sense Issues, Inc., No. C 08-0155 CW, 2008 WL 220120 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 25, 2008) (application for temporary restraining order)
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Marshack was most recently a partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP. Prior to practicing law, Ms. Marshack was an elementary school teacher in South Central Los Angeles, within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

While in law school, Ms. Marshack was a Solicitations Editor for the UCLA Women’s Law Journal.

Professional Activities

Ms. Marshack currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Orange County Bar Association (2017-present), Orange County Lavender Bar Association (2021-present), and the Public Law Center (2018-present), Orange County’s largest pro-bono law firm. Ms. Marshack was also the Young Lawyers Division Char for the Orange County chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers from 2016-2017. She is also a member of the Orange County Women Lawyers Association.

She is also a founding member of the Board of Directors of MaxLove Project, Inc., which supports research, education, and family and patient advocacy relating to childhood cancer and other life-threatening childhood diseases, and has served on the Board for ten years. Ms. Marshack has also served on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Advisory Panel for the Children’s Hospital of Orange County.


Ms. Marshack was selected as a Southern California “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2017. She was also named a 2017 and 2018 “Outstanding Volunteer” by OneOC (Orange County’s nonprofit resource center).

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J.D., 2007
University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
(Order of the Coif)
B.F.A., Film/Television Production, 1999
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts
(with Honors)



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