LOS ANGELES – November 28, 2022 – White collar criminal defense law firm Kaplan Marino announced today that Founding Partner Nina Marino and Partner Jennifer Lieser have been selected as nominees by the Los Angeles Times for its ‘Inspirational Women Awards.’ The awards recognize female business leaders in Los Angeles for their noteworthy success and accomplishments during the last 24 months.
“Nina and Jennifer are incredibly skilled attorneys, “says Founding Partner Richard Kaplan. “It’s an honor to have them represent our firm among a group of formidable women professionals, and it speaks to their commitment to our clients.”
Marino’s complex litigation and white-collar crime practice is national in scope, regularly negotiating with and litigating 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. The feature notes her “unconventional combination of care, integrity and formidable lawyering has earned her a reputation and national recognition.”
Recently, Marino has been recognized as a “Woman of Influence” and a “Top 100 Lawyer” by the Los Angeles Business Journal and a “Top 100 Women Lawyer” by the Daily Journal.
Lieser’s practice focuses on federal and state white collar and complex criminal litigation, including bribery and kickbacks, fraud, money laundering, cybercrime and international extradition. The publication states, “her public relations and marketing background has been an asset to her legal career.” The feature closes by crediting, “Lieser’s ability to successfully promote large companies and diverse products have given her a unique edge on crafting clever legal arguments and confidently representing her clients both in and out of the courtroom.”
Recently, Lieser has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers and a nominee in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Women’s Leadership Awards”