Marcelo A. Dieguez

Marcelo A. Dieguez


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Current Employment Position

  • Founding Partner

Professional Associations

  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Member, 2013 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2002 to Present
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member, 2002 to Present
  • State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Section, Member, 2002 to Present


Understanding the many complexities of employment law is a challenging matter. That is why Marcelo Adrian Dieguez has dedicated his entire legal career to knowing and practicing employment law. As an experienced Orange County employment lawyer, Marcelo Dieguez has a passion for protecting the rights of employees. He stands up for the ethical practice of the law and focuses on obtaining the best results possible for every client's case.

Attorney Dieguez understands the stresses and emotional toll of litigation, and tries to resolve every case in the shortest amount of time to be most effective. Clients of Attorney Dieguez benefit from the high quality legal representation and knowledgeable counsel that he provides. In addition, Attorney Dieguez makes it a point to be accessible to clients at all times. This ensures that you are fully informed on the progress of your case from start to finish.

In his spare time, Attorney Dieguez also enjoys boating, soccer, and most of all, spending time with his wife and son. To learn how you can benefit from the help of Attorney Dieguez and the entire team at Diefer Law Group, please call today and schedule a consultation!


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctor - 2002
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1999
    • Honors: With Honors

Past Positions

  • Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, Associate, 2002 - 2004
  • California Court Of Appeals: Fourth Appellate District, 2001
  • The Los Angeles Superior Court, Judicial Intern-Honourable Paul Boland, 2001
  • CBS News, Summer Associate, 2000

Published Works

  • Illegal Job Interviews, The Working Bee, 2012
  • Navigating Workplace Harassment: A Roadmap for Women, Bully Free Zone, 2012
  • Employment Law Blog, Employment Law Lawyers Website, 2011
  • The Trend towards Using Assisted Forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution: Is it a Good Idea or an Employee’s Worst Nightmare?, American Conference Institute, 2011

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2002


  • Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2012, 2013, 2018
  • Client Distinction Award by Martindale-Hubbell, 2013 & 2015
  • Rising Star Super Lawyers Magazine, 2013 - 2016
  • Recipient by St. Thomas More Honor Society, 2001
  • Honor Board Scott Moot Court Honors Board, 2001
  • Trial Advocacy First Honors Award
  • Top 100 Lawyers, The National Advocates, 2017
  • Orange County Top Lawyers - Employment Law, OC Metro Magazine, 2014
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40-Labor & Employment, 2014
  • Honor Board, Scott Moot Court Honors Board, 2001
  • Client Champion Award-Silver, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2013 – 2016