Paul R. Marino


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F: (973) 206 6664
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As an experienced litigator, Paul Marino assists corporate clients with complex commercial disputes, including utility, franchise, contract and construction matters. He also provides counsel on and litigates shareholder and consumer class actions.  His corporate clients include utilities, manufacturers, franchisors, and financial institutions.

Paul also represents individuals and corporate fiduciaries in contested trust, estate and guardianship matters.

In addition, Paul defends lawyers and law firms against malpractice and related claims in state and federal courts. Clients have included individual transactional lawyers and litigators, as well as regional and international law firms.

Paul has held many leadership positions at the firm and within the broader legal community. He is the managing partner of the firm’s New Jersey office and leader within the firm's Litigation department. Paul is also the former chair of the Federal Practice and Procedure Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.

Paul has shown a strong commitment to pro bono work. He is the former chair of Day Pitney's Pro Bono Committee and captain of its pro bono program, serving as court-appointed attorneys for allegedly incapacitated persons in guardianship proceedings in New Jersey. Paul has participated extensively in the Bet Tzedek Project, which assists Holocaust survivors with applications for reparations from the German Government. In recognition of his efforts, he was the recipient of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Pro Bono Award for 2013, amongst other awards.



Education and Credentials

University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with High Honors, 2002, Order of the Coif
Loyola University Maryland, B.A., magna cum laude, 1997
State of New Jersey, 2003
State of New York, 2005
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2003
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2003
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2005
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 2008
American Bar Association, Forum on Franchising
Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
New Jersey State Bar Association, Federal Practice and Procedure Section, Immediate Past Chair

Recognition and Community


Recipient, SCARC Guardianship Services, Inc. Professional of the Year, 2015

Recognized as an Empire State Counsel by the New York State Bar Association for pro bono commitment, 2014

Recipient of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Pro Bono Award for 2013

Recipient of a Day Pitney Coleman Award for his commitment to pro bono and public service, 2013

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