Marjorie C. Soto Garcia - McDermott Will & Emery


Marjorie C. Soto Garcia’s labor and employment practice covers single plaintiff and class action litigation, employment counseling, traditional labor (including union activity and collective bargaining), and M&A and complex transactions. She regularly defends employers in state and federal lawsuits alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) actions and unfair labor practice charges under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Marjorie is additionally experienced in managing complex transactions (including M&A), regularly providing clients with strategic advice on potential risks and practical, business-oriented solutions. She is also experienced in dealing with trade secret, confidentiality, non-compete and non-solicit matters in employment and separation contracts.

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  • Represented international client in federal and state dismissals of multi-million dollar Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) class actions
  • Represented large American multi-brand restaurant operator in dismissal of national class action alleging bias claims in connection with wage and hour policies
  • Represented Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) in its definitive agreement to purchase Alcoa Warrick LLC, containing all the assets of the Warrick Rolling Mill (Warrick), from Alcoa Corporation for a purchase price of $670 million

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  • Top Lawyers Under 40 Award, Hispanic National Bar Association, 2022


  • Mexican American Bar Foundation, board of trustees member
  • Latina Lawyers Bar Association, board member
  • Neighbors Acting Together Helping All (NATHA), Pasadena, CA, board member

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University of California – Los Angeles School of Law, JD, 2016
Stanford University, BA, 2009


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Marjorie C. Soto Garcia

Partner | Los Angeles

Los Angeles: +1 310 788 4126

Los Angeles: +1 310 277 4730