Director of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs
Mr. Marvin Pineda has nearly two decades experience in California legislative and political matters. His ability to create positive results for his clients has made him a leading lobbyist in California. Prior to establishing California Advocacy, he was a lobbyist for Capitol Strategies Group. While at Capitol Strategies Group, he was successful in securing over $750 million in state technology contracts and public funds for his clients and produced positive legislative and regulatory results. He is known in Sacramento for his expertise in technology, waste, labor, local government, health, gambling, cannabis, and many other issues.
If there is a problem that an entity faces, Mr. Pineda will figure out solutions that will translate into victories for his clients. In the past, Mr. Pineda also worked for the California Medical Association as a lobbyist and attorney. He also worked for the Assembly and Senate. While in law school, he was a law clerk for one of the leading insurance industries in California.
Mr. Pineda is a graduate of the University of California, Riverside and University of California, Davis School of Law, King Hall. While in law school, he received the Witkin Award, a prestigious award given to the top grade in his class, for Legislative Process and Public Benefits Law. Mr. Pineda first started working in politics as part of the California Latino Caucus Legislative Fellowship. Mr. Pineda is licensed by the California State Bar to Practice law.
When not effectively advocating for some of California’s major private and public sector organizations, Mr. Pineda and Mrs. Pineda are out practicing soccer with their three left footed daughters.