Women’s History Month: Spotlight on Founding Principal Dorothy Wolpert

In celebrating Women’s History Month and following Bird Marella’s 40th Anniversary milestone, the firm is pleased to honor one of its founding principals, Dorothy Wolpert, and her inspiring legacy.    Dorothy Wolpert began her law career in mid-life after graduating from UCLA School of Law in 1976 with unconditional support from her husband and two ...

Three Bird Marella Attorneys Selected for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Programs

Bird Marella is proud to announce the selection of Principal Gopi Panchapakesan and associates Alexis Wiseley and Alexander Tran to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2022 Fellows and Pathfinder Programs.   The LCLD Fellows and Pathfinders programs are designed for diverse, talented, early to mid-career attorneys. The programs offer ...

Diversity Committee Co-Chairs Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk and Timothy B. Yoo Named Leaders of Influence by Los Angeles Business Journal

Principals Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk and Timothy B. Yoo were recognized among the “Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys” list by the Los Angeles Business Journal.    In the 2022 supplement, Van Dyk and Yoo were included among the exceptional attorneys of color celebrated for their impactful legal work in the Los Angeles region. The Journal profiled Van Dyk’s headline-grabbing success against the Department of ...

15 Bird Marella Principals Recognized as Southern California Super Lawyers in 2022

For the past twenty years, Bird Marella attorneys have been consecutively recognized as top rated attorneys among the Southern California Super Lawyers list. The firm is proud of its reputation for providing distinguished lawyers that are not only well-respected by the bench, but also its peers.   Congratulations to the principals selected for ...