Dorothy De Marinis is a skilled litigator with more than 20 years of experience counseling and defending Fortune 500 companies, major product manufacturers, educational institutions and public entities in actions involving personal injury, product liability, and toxic torts. Throughout her career, she has also defended class action, breach of warranty, labor law, employment, intellectual property, real estate, and an array of commercial contracts for local entities. Her zeal and inquisitive perspective led to pursuing several novel issues to victory being featured in both The New York Law Journal and Law360. Dorothy has successfully litigated against some of the largest law firms in America, and advocated alongside lobbyists and international brokers on the landmark transformation of the New York Penn Station Gateway Project.
As a former Administrative Law Judge for the City of New York, she learned firsthand which arguments persuade judges and juries. Dorothy brings her charisma, pragmatism, and dedication to each matter she handles, earning her respect among adversaries and judges.
Diligent about responding to clients in a timely manner, Dorothy assesses claims to strategize liability exposure and mitigate risks to provide an action agenda blending practical solutions with innovative ideas. She regularly obtains successful results for her clients both in and out of the courtroom.
- New Jersey
- New York
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- Pace University School of Law, J.D., 1999
- Moot Court Board
- University College of London Faculty of Laws, International Law Certificate, 1999
- John’s University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1996
- New York State Bar Association