LOS ANGELES – February 3, 2023 – White collar criminal defense law firm Kaplan Marino announced today that Founding Partner Nina Marino has been recognized as a “Leading Lawyer in America” by Lawdragon. The annual list profiles leaders who demonstrate “the most elite distinction in the profession, covering the best of the best in all practice areas,” states the publisher.
Ms. Marino’s complex litigation and white collar crime practice is national in scope. She regularly negotiates with and litigates against the U.S. Department of Justice, local district attorneys, and other government agencies in her defense of people investigated or charged with matters involving healthcare fraud, international extradition, cybercrime, money laundering, customs violations, tax crimes, Ponzi schemes, public corruption, and regulatory issues involving cryptocurrency.
Marino’s unconventional combination of care, integrity, and formidable lawyering has earned her national reputation and recognition. The Daily Journal, California’s foremost legal publication, recognized her as one of the top 25 White Collar Lawyers in all of California for the last three, consecutive years. The Los Angeles Business Journal named her as one of California’s Top Women Attorneys (2016, 2018 and 2022) a Top 100 Lawyers(2022) and a Woman of Influence (2018, 2019, 2020, 2022). Additionally, she has been listed as Best Lawyer in America since 2019.
Right from the start, clients understand that Marino takes their cases as personally as they do. Her presentations to prosecutors introduce new perspectives, compelling context, and workable paths to resolution. She discovers the shades of gray behind prosecutors’ black-and-white arguments to shine new light on her clients’ circumstances. Her team-driven, meticulously prepared strategies have repeatedly helped clients reach their objectives — from staying out of prison to defending allegations in trial.