Marco Pulido


Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of California Irvine School of Law, 2015, cum laude; Executive Board, Notes Chair, and Lead Article Editor, UC Irvine Law Review

B.A., California State University, Fullerton, 2012, summa cum laude

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Bruce J. McGiverin, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, 2015-2017
  • Legal Extern to the Honorable Richard M. Aronson, California Court of Appeal, 2015



Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 2017

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


After serving two years as a federal district court law clerk, Marco joined the Litigation Practice Group in the Orange County office of Haynes and Boone, where he focuses on appellate matters.

In law school, Marco served as an extern to an Orange County appellate justice and as a lead article editor and one of the five members of the executive board of the UC Irvine Law Review. In 2014, he was awarded both the California State Bar’s Wiley W. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services and the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association’s Wally Davis Memorial Scholarship.

Marco participated in UC Irvine Law’s Ninth Circuit Appellate Litigation Clinic, where he and a fellow law student participated in a pro bono case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, working under the supervision of a Haynes and Boone appellate partner. The Ninth Circuit panel issued a published decision, including a vigorous dissent, which paved the way for en banc rehearing that resulted in an en banc reversal of Ninth Circuit asylum precedent.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • "Global Litigation After the Coronavirus Pandemic," speaker, Thomson Reuter’s/West, May 18, 2020.
  • “The State of Article III Standing 3 Years After Spokeo,” co-author, Law 360, June 13, 2019.
  • “China Agritech Should Apply to State Class Actions,” co-author, Law360, April 11, 2019.
  • “2018 in Review: Notable Civil Cases From the California Supreme Court,” co-author, Orange County Lawyer, Vol. 61, No. 1, p. 31, January 2019.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Treasurer, Appellate Law Section, Orange County Bar Association

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