Marion T. Hack

Marion T. Hack


Los Angeles, CA
Phone: 213.928.9885    Fax: 213.928.9850

Ms. Hack’s' experience includes jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations:

  • represented a major general contractor and sureties in a jury trial regarding a breach of contract claim for the construction of 40 school projects.Achieved defense jury verdict for sureties and right to attorney fees and costs.
  • achieved a complete defense verdict in a four week jury trial for a City on a differing site condition claim regarding a sewer lift station project including award of all fees and costs incurred in the litigation
  • represented the City of Victorville in a jury trial on an affirmative claim for $52 million for breach of contract and torts including breach of fiduciary duty against an engineer.Achieved a $52 million unanimous jury verdict in favor of the City for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty for work on the Foxborough Power Plant Project.Recovered full amount of verdict including attorney’s fees and costs.
  • defensed at trial breach of contract claims regarding pricing of contracts schools and complex issues regarding job order contracting against a school district for a general contractor client
  • defensed at trial subcontractor claims for nonpayment and prompt payment penalties for a school auditorium project
  • successfully defensed at trial approximately $2 million in claims of non-payment to subcontractor and $24 million Qui Tam false claim action which included an award of attorney’s fees for general contractor client
  • represented subcontractor in an arbitration resulting in a complete victory awarding three times the level of damages including all attorney fees and costs on failure of payment claim on a roadway project
  • represented a general contractor in an arbitration and was awarded $1.15 million on performance bond claim for a failed structural steel contractor on Federal Project
  • represented a federal general contractor in an arbitration regarding disputes in pricing for runway work at an Air Force Base.Partially defensed the claims of the subcontractor and settled the matter favorably with the Army Corp of Engineers recovering significant damages to client.
  • represented homeowner in dispute with general contract and was awarded total disgorgement of construction funds for a home improvement project on motion for summary judgment
  • represented the production company of the Spike TV show “Catch a Contractor” and achieved a complete dismissal of a $3 million personal injury action arising out of a construction related television series, including an award of all costs and fees under the anti-SLAPP statute
  • achieved a complete dismissal of a Federal False Claims Act Qui Tam for a federal general contractor resulting from a steel erection dispute on a federal project.


  • J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1995, Dean's List
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of Southern California, 1989

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

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