Marnie represents clients in a wide range of complex civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution. She has assisted in recovering insurance proceeds in matters related to bodily injury, regulatory investigations, and toxic tort, among others.
Marnie also maintains an active pro bono practice, most recently assisting parents and children held in immigration detention. Other pro bono clients have included Community Foodworks, the Society for Health Communication, and a disabled tenant in public housing seeking improved living conditions. Marnie also co-authored amicus briefs for the United States Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin and Zubik v. Burwell.
Before pursuing law, Marnie worked in higher education, and domestic and international public health. She has written and presented on subjects including Title IX, and powers and duties of local boards of health.
In addition to her degrees, Marnie has studied with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Department of Bioethics, the Harvard School of Public Health, L’Institut de Hautes Études Internationales in Geneva, Switzerland, and a public health research delegation to Cuba.
- Assisting state and tribal entities in claims against drug manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for damages caused by the nationwide opioid crisis.
- Represented elderly policyholders in a class action against a life insurance company accused of violating its contracts, resulting in a recovery valued at approximately $27 million.
- Assisted bankruptcy trusts, created for the benefit of injured claimants, to secure high-value settlements with insurance companies.
- In August 2018, Marnie spent a week in an immigration detention facility in southeast Texas, working to prevent wrongful deportations of parents and children seeking asylum in the US.
- J.D., Rutgers Law School
- Dean’s Merit Scholar, Philip J. Levin Scholar, Carol Russ Memorial Prize
- M.P.H., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
- Graduate Scholars Fellow in Public Health
- B.A., Rutgers University
- District of Columbia
- New York
Professional Affiliations and Honors
- Network for Public Health Law
- Consulting Editor, Journal of American College Health
- Qualified for DC Bar Pro Bono Honor Roll / High Honor Roll, 2013-2018