LOS ANGELES – June 6, 2023 – White collar criminal defense law firm Kaplan Marino announced today that Chambers USA has listed the firm in its White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations category. Additionally, Founding Partner Nina Marino has been named individually as a top professional in the field.
Chambers USA, the premier legal data and analytics provider globally, has been dedicated to showcasing the most exceptional lawyers and law firms in the United States for more than 20 years. By offering invaluable insights, they empower individuals seeking legal services to make well-informed decisions when it truly counts. Their esteemed research teams, comprising over 200 experts, meticulously evaluate lawyers and law firms across the nation, conducting numerous in-depth interviews annually with respected in-house counsel and industry experts.
“Kaplan Marino is a Los Angeles-based criminal boutique firm which is known for its broad capabilities within the field. The group is experienced in the representation of high-profile individuals in matters including healthcare, cybersecurity, public corruption and more,” reported Chambers USA editors.
Clients describe the firm as “a real magical group of lawyers who will continue to grow as a powerhouse in the state. As clients, you get more than what you paid for. They are an amazing team of lawyers who are always well organized and available to communicate with their clients." Marino’s clients say she is “a really tenacious, hard-working defender who gets fantastic results for her clients. Nina is a rockstar. As a true trial lawyer, she has handled considerable amounts of both state and federal cases. On top of this, she is a real thought leader in the industry - pure excellence all around."
Notably, Kaplan Marino defended the USC Associate Athletic Director, Donna Heinel, in connection with her indictment as part of the 'Varsity Blues' college admissions scandal, successfully dismissing mail and wire fraud and RICO charges. Recently, Marino has been recognized as a “Leading Lawyer in America” by Lawdragon and named to the Top 50 Women Southern California Super Lawyers List. She is recognized by U.S. News and World Report Best Lawyers’ top practitioners in white collar criminal defense.