Pj M. Novack

Pj Novack is an associate in the Litigation Department. Mr. Novack is passionate about the law, and he enjoys employing that passion for the benefit of his individual and corporate clients. He has a wide breadth of experience in both civil and criminal litigation.


Mr. Novack received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington, graduating cum laude in 2017. He earned his law degree from the University of Southern California, graduating as a member of the Order of the Coif in 2020. In law school, Mr. Novack was a senior editor of the Southern California Law Review.

Employment Background

Before joining the firm, Mr. Novack served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Cecilia M. Altonaga, Chief District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Prior to his clerkship, Mr. Novack was a litigation associate in Jenner & Block LLP’s Los Angeles office.

Professional Affiliations & Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Leadership Development Committee
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • American Inn of Court, Welsh Chapter

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • “The Ever-Evolving Cannabis Litigation Landscape: The Ninth Circuit Rules Cannabis Companies Cannot Sue Under RICO,” The ABTL Report (June 2023 Ed.)


When he is not at work, Pj is usually enjoying the outdoors with his wife and two dogs. He is also an avid fan of Seattle, UW, and USC sports.

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