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“We shall not fail or falter. We shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock
of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down.
Give us the tools and we will finish the job.”
Carolynn Beck is the founding partner and partner-in-charge of the D.C. office. She is an experienced and aggressive litigator and trial attorney licensed in California, the District of Columbia, and Virginia. Her experience ranges from complex business litigation, general liability, bad faith litigation, and wrongful termination to criminal defense, sexual harassment, and real estate disputes. Prior to joining Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP, Ms. Beck worked for Murchison & Cumming LLP, an AV-rated “go to” law firm for litigation in California and Nevada. At Murchison & Cumming, Ms. Beck practiced civil defense, business litigation, insurance defense litigation, and employment litigation. She has counseled and advised countless business owners and employers and has represented clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies.
Ms. Beck earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from the University of Washington. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where she was an editor for the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal and president of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. She served as an extern for the Honorable H. Walter Croskey of the California Court of Appeal.
Ms. Beck serves as a member of the Board of Governors for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and volunteers on the Governance Committee for the Military Spouse JD Network. She previously served as a public interest fellow for the Norfolk, Virginia Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney.
Crisis Litigation/Trial Substitution
Domestic U.S. and International Arbitration
Media and Entertainment
Dual B.A., University of Washington, 2005
J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2009
Murchison & Cumming LLP
Margolis & Tisman LLP
Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, Norfolk, Virginia
City Attorney’s Office, Norfolk, Virginia
California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District
State Bar of California
State Bar of Virginia
District of Columbia Bar
United States District Court: Central District of California
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (At-Large Board Member 2017- 2019; Women’s Leadership Network Communications Subcommittee)
Military Spouse J.D. Network (Governance Committee, 2016 - Present)