Marc André Bertet
Marc André Bertet is a firm partner and Certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Marc brings substantial experience and a breadth of knowledge to the field of family law, having represented renowned actors and musicians, politicians, professionals, entrepreneurs (from winemakers to cosmetics manufacturers), at-home mothers/fathers, and high net worth clients for over 15 years.
Marc has extensive experience in complex litigation and settlement of nuanced issues in family law from the preparation and negotiation of pre-marital/post-marital settlement agreements to pursuit/defense of child custody actions, child support, spousal/partner support, division of property rights (business interests, real property, retirement plans, etc.), and consideration of tax issues incident to divorce.
In addition to his varied practical experience, Marc has lectured and authored publications in the field of family law. He served as both key architect and panel expert at the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s 48th Annual Family Law Symposium, in May 2016, where Marc lectured on the US Supreme Court ruling Obergefell v. Hodges 135 S. Ct. 2584 (2015) (legalizing same sex marriage in the United States) and how the landmark decision effects same sex couples in dissolution proceedings. Marc lectured on Marriage Equality in the 21st Century at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art. In 2019, Marc lectured before the Exit Planning Institute on dividing business interests and protecting them in divorce. Marc contributed to the CEB publication Dividing Pensions and Other Employee Benefits in California Divorces, Chapter 2, Initial Procedures and Pretrial Orders. Marc co-authored a chapter on Fiduciary Duty Between Spouses for the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Family Law Symposium Reference Book.
Marc has been recognized numerous times on the Southern California Rising Stars list, featuring outstanding young lawyers in Los Angeles Magazine and in the Southern California Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Edition. In 2018, the esteemed Los Angeles Business Journal named Marc among LA’s Most Influential Minority Attorneys for his work championing the LGBTQ community. That same year, his professional peers at The Los Angeles County Bar Association named Marc as a leader in the field of LGBT rights and honored him for his efforts on behalf of the legal community. In 2017 Marc was a finalist for the Annual Corporate Citizenship Award by the LA Business Journal for his philanthropic work in Los Angeles.
Marc is an active member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Beverly Hills Bar Association. He was a member of the planning committee for the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s 40th Annual Family Law Symposium.