WASHINGTON (February 16, 2005) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP announced today that Daniel Marino has joined the firm's Litigation Group as a Partner in the Washington office. Mr. Marino is a highly accomplished trial lawyer in both criminal and civil matters. He has been lead counsel in more than 50 jury trials, over 100 evidentiary hearings, and a large number of bench trials, arbitrations and bid protests in both federal and state courts, as well as other venues in the United States.
Mr. Marino's experience representing clients in white collar criminal matters and investigations includes Iran-Contra, the Ill Wind Investigation, the 1996 Campaign Finance Task Force and the Whitewater Investigation. His civil litigation experience includes federal and state government contracts disputes, as well as litigating commercial, trade secrets, insurance coverage, employment discrimination, professional malpractice, defective technology, civil fraud and securities matters.
"We are delighted that Dan has chosen to join Sutherland," said Executive Committee member and Litigation Partner John H. Fleming. "Dan is a litigation All-Star who can provide clients a tremendous advantage with his stellar record and true jury trial experience, especially in this climate of investigations and class actions."
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Marino was a partner at Gray Cary. He earned his J.D. from Rutgers Law School in 1983 and a bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina in 1978. Mr. Marino has been an adjunct professor of trial advocacy at the University of Baltimore School of Law since 1999.
Approximately one third of Sutherland's more than 400 lawyers practice in Litigation and have tried and/or argued cases in the United States Supreme Court, all thirteen circuits of the United States Court of Appeals, the Court of Federal Claims, the Tax Court and many other federal district and state trial and appellate courts. Our litigation lawyers also have extensive experience in federal and state administrative proceedings and hearings and have represented national, international and regional clients in the securities, insurance, energy, construction, manufacturing, banking, pharmaceuticals, computer, and defense industries.
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