Misty D. Marris


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  • Biography

    Misty Marris is Co-Managing Partner of the the New York office. Misty practices in a variety of different legal areas and is responsible for 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 GRSM, Misty 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.

    She 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.

    Misty's vast courtroom experience, along with her knowledge of various areas of law, allows her to provide a strong defense to all of her clients.

    She 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. Misty 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
    • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York


    • New York State Bar Association
    • New York City Bar Association
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  • Publications & Presentations

    In the Media


    • Privacy Gets Personal:  Personal Liability for Senior Executives after In re Drizly, GRSM Legal Education Conference, New York, NY, May 2023
    • Privacy Gets Personal:  Personal Liability for Senior Executives after In re Drizly, GRSM Legal Education Conference, Hartford, CT, May 2023
  • Education


    J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 2007

    • New York International Law Review, Senior Staff Editor
    • CALI Award for Excellence in the Elder Law Clinic

    B.A., with honors, Philosophy, Politics and Law, Binghamton University, 2004

    • Dean's List


    Super Lawyers® Rising Star distinction in the fields of General Litigation, Employment & Labor: Employer, Entertainment & Sports, Civil Litigation: Defense, Constitutional Law, and Civil Rights (2018-2022)