Partner Nina Marino Earns Recognition
White collar criminal defense law firm Kaplan Marino announced today that Chambers USA has named Founding Partner Nina Marino as a leader in Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations in its 2021 rankings.
The ranking, released today, states that Marino has cultivated an excellent reputation in the market for her skillful representation of senior executives in white-collar criminal litigation. Client comments include, "Nina is fantastic." "She is very effective and she is able to find a way to get her clients out of trouble."
Chambers USA annual rankings are compiled through client interviews, peer reviews, and independent research. The rankings reflect criteria considered most valued by clients, including legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, and value.
Marino, a Certified Criminal Law Specialist, has spent nearly 30 years exclusively focused on white collar and complex criminal litigation on both a national and international level. Marino regularly represents individuals in matters involving allegations of all aspects of fraud and represents both foreign nationals and U.S. citizens in matters involving extradition and related Interpol notices.
A prominent member of the criminal defense bar, Marino was recognized for more than 25 years of professional excellence as the recipient of the American Bar Association (ABA)’s ‘Charles English Award’, the highest national award for work in the field of criminal justice. Marino holds leadership roles on several ABA committees, including as a board member of the Criminal Justice Section Committee and as founder of the Women in White-Collar Subcommittee. In addition, Marino served as the Appointed Chair of the Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representatives, Central District of California.
A frequent media commentator, author and speaker, Nina has steered the conversation at numerous national and international conferences on white-collar crime and fraud. She is asked to speak on topics ranging from international criminal investigations and public corruption to unconscious bias in expert testimony and regulatory issues related to virtual currencies.
Marino’s excellence in complex matters has earned her many professional recognitions, most recently ‘Top White-Collar Lawyer’ by the Daily Journal and ‘Leader in Law’ by the Los Angeles Business Journal. She was honored with the ‘Managing Partner Award’ at the Women Influence & Power in Law Awards in 2020 and has been named to the US News and World Report ‘Best Lawyers in America’ since 2019.