Justin R. Marino
Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Melville, NY
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021
Unlike most employment attorneys, Justin R. Marino spent nearly the first 10 years of his career defending employers from employment claims. During this time, he worked for two of the most prominent law firms, and his clients included some of the largest employers in the country. On January 1, 2017, Justin R. Marino founded his own law firm, Stevenson Marino LLP, after realizing that it more enjoyable being on the attack than on defense. At Stevenson Marino LLP, Justin R. Marino now represents employees. Who better to go after employers than the individual who was responsible for defending them for nearly 10 years straight? Ans. Justin Marino. Justin Marino handles every case asking, what would I do on defense? What would my considerations be? Thereafter, he strategically positions his clients' claims in a manner to maximize their recovery.
Since January 1, 2017, Justin Marino has secured millions of dollars in settlements covering virtually every aspect of employment law, including claims unpaid wages, discrimination, reverse discrimination, retaliation, harassment, commissions, and unpaid bonuses. While several of his cases hit the news (e.g., N.Y. Post, Law360), and have been reported publicly within the court system, many others are brought and are resolved discreetly -- with no one becoming aware other than the parties involved. Ultimately, the method and manner by which the claims are raised are dependent on the employee and what is in the best interest of the employee. The key, however, is that Justin Marino puts himself in the shoes of his client asking only: what is in my client's best interest, and how can I achieve it?
Given the success throughout his career, both on the defense side and now at Stevenson Marino LLP, opposing counsel are well aware of his tenacity and professionalism. If we're bringing a claim, the employer should know it's a good claim that they must take seriously.
Justin Marino is admitted to practice in both Connecticut and New York, Mr. Marino is also admitted to practice before a long list of federal courts. These include the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. Attorneys at Stevenson Marino LLP are admitted in NJ as well. We have also brought cases in other states, such as Ohio and California. In essence, if there's a good claim, we will partner with local counsel to prosecute those claims.
In 2003, Mr. Marino graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Albany with a degree in Accounting. At Saint John’s University School of Law, he earned his Juris Doctor in 2007 and was a St. Thomas More Scholar.
Mr. Marino is the treasurer of the Suffolk County Columbian Lawyers’ Association, Inc., and treasurer of the Huntington Lawyers’ Club. During his career, he has given professional presentations to Continuing Legal Education and the Huntington Lawyers’ Club.
Stevenson Marino LLP is a New York based law firm, with attorneys licensed in NY. No attorney-client ("A/C") relationship is created by this post, nor should the information contained herein be construed as legal advice. No guarantee, prediction or warranty is being made herein as to any potential or actual legal claim you may choose to assert in the future. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome, as every matter is dependent on its own merits. The information contained in this communication is intended to provide general information only; and you should always consult the advice of a lawyer before making any decisions regarding any matter referred to herein. No A/C relationship exists until you have met with one of our attorneys and you have executed a retainer agreement expressly retaining Stevenson Marino LLP.
- 30%Employment & Labor: Employee
- 30%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
- 20%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
- 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense
- 10%Employment Litigation: Defense
Wage & Hour Laws, Class Actions, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer
- Super Lawyers: 2022
- Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021
About Justin R. Marino
First Admitted: 2007, Connecticut
Professional Webpage: https://stevensonmarino.com/attorney/justin-r-marino/
Pro bono/Community Service
- Huntington Lawyer's Club, Treasurer
- CLE - Implications of the U.S. Department of Labor Final Rule, Melville, New York, 2016
- Employment Law Developments and Practice Pointers, Huntington Lawyers Club, Huntington, NY, 2017
- New York
- Columbian Lawyers' Association of Suffolk County, Inc., Treasurer
- U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
- SUNY Albany, summa cum laude, B.S., Accounting, SUNY Chancellor's Award Recipient, 2003
- St. Thomas More Scholar, 2004
Last Updated: 5/15/2022