Ms. Marino is a 27-year lawyer and a State Bar of California Certified Criminal Law Specialist. Her practice focuses on white collar and complex criminal litigation on both a national and international level. Ms. Marino regularly represents individuals in matters involving allegations of all aspects of fraud, including, wire and mail fraud, health care fraud, insurance, and bank fraud, as well as allegations of money laundering, conspiracy, computer crimes, bribery, and kickbacks, counterfeiting and copyright infringement, tax crimes, securities cases, antitrust matters, and public corruption investigations including FCPA violations. Ms. Marino also represents both foreign nationals and U.S. citizens in matters involving extradition and related Interpol notices. Ms. Marino’s ability to communicate persuasively with all government agencies at every level on behalf of her client has served her client’s interests for nearly three decades, and is only matched by her skills as an effective and aggressive litigator.
Ms. Marino is the current Director of Continuing Legal Education for the Criminal Justice Section (CJS) of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the chairperson of the Women in White Collar Committee. Previously, Ms. Marino served by appointment on the CJS Council of the ABA for six years. Ms. Marino is also the current chair of the Criminal Justice Section of Women Lawyers of Los Angeles. In 2011 and again in 2015, the Judges of the Central District of California selected Ms. Marino to serve on the Standing Committee on Attorney Discipline, and she was selected by the Court for a second term to serve as a lawyer representative to the Ninth Circuit as a liaison between the bench and the bar.
Ms. Marino is a regular speaker and author on topics relating to the practice of criminal law. Most recently, Ms. Marino published “Wanted by Interpol” and “The Accidental Defendant”, and addressed CPAs and other financial professionals in Los Angeles at the IIA-ACFE Fall Fraud Conference in a program entitled: “Advising Corporate Clients on International Criminal & Regulatory Investigations.” Ms. Marino is also a regular speaker at both the National and International Institutes on White Collar Crime.
Ms. Marino is a native New Yorker, transplanted in LA, with residence in Miami and London along the way.
In 2016, the Los Angeles Daily Journal recognized Ms. Marino as one of the top 100 women lawyers in California. In 2015, the Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Ms. Marino by one of the most influential lawyers in the field of white collar and cybercrime in Los Angeles. Since 2004, Ms. Marino has been voted by her peers as a Southern California Super Lawyer and a Top Woman Lawyer.