Misty Marris is Co-Managing Partner of the the New York office. Ms. Marris practices in a variety of different legal areas and is responsible the handling of matters from inception through trial. Among other legal areas, she handles employment law, commercial litigation, class actions, products liability, professional liability, wage and hour class actions, data breach, cyber, civil rights violations, RICO and criminal law cases.
Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Marris worked at a large national law firm representing small and large businesses in all aspects of the litigation process, appearing in Court to advocate on behalf of her clients including conducting depositions, preparing and arguing motion, court conferences, mediations and trial. In addition to her law firm experience, she also worked in-house for a major insurance carrier where she focused on coverage, analysis of claims, crafting litigation strategy and conducting settlement negotiations and mediations.
Ms. Marris has varied experience working for a private firm specializing in criminal defense law where she was involved in all aspects of criminal defense, child custody, domestic abuse and family law issues, handling all proceedings including trial. Further, she worked as a staff member at the New York State Attorney General’s Office where she worked with prosecutors in the civil rights, consumer fraud, RICO and sensitive crimes units of the AG.
Ms. Marris’ vast courtroom experience along with her knowledge of various areas of law allows her to provide a strong defense to all of her clients.
Ms. Marris is a television and radio personality who serves as an independent legal analyst on of the moment legal issues on various national and local news programs including the Fox News Network, Fox Business Network, CNN, HLN, Crime Watch Daily, the Nancy Grace Show and Afternoons with Dr. Drew. Ms. Marris discusses all aspects of a legal case and a variety of different legal areas with an emphasis on criminal issues, civil rights issues, litigation and trials.
New York, February 2008
United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
New York State Bar Association
New York City Bar Association