Marissa Banez focuses on products liability and toxic tort, which includes asbestos, tobacco and black lung litigation. In asbestos matters, she has represented from complaint through trial (many times as lead counsel) major manufacturers, contractors and distributors of asbestos-containing products in both personal injury and property damage cases in California, New York and New Jersey. She also has worked on tobacco matters for a major domestic tobacco manufacturer and black lung cases for several insurance companies.
Marissa also has worked, pro bono, with The Veterans Consortium as appellate counsel before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and with New York City’s Advocates for Children, assisting parents with children that have learning disabilities.
- Asbestos litigation
- Toxic torts
- Administrative and regulatory black lung litigation