Provided by Marissa Koblitz Kingman
Marissa focuses her practice on white-collar criminal defense and complex commercial litigation.
She provides thorough and analytical legal representation, looking at criminal matters from every angle. An original thinker who seeks out novel legal solutions, Marissa is a tenacious, compassionate advocate clients trust when they face potentially life-altering legal challenges.
Marissa has a wide range of experience in criminal defense and fiduciary litigation. She is particularly well-versed in representing clients charged with digital crimes and cases where cell phone data is used as evidence. She has written extensively on the topic of the U.S. Justice Department’s scrutiny of pandemic relief programs and has handled litigation and appeals involving the Paycheck Protection Program. She has also represented medical professionals against charges of prescription fraud and clients in domestic violence litigation.
She is active in the New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and has contributed to New Jersey Supreme Court amicus briefs involving cellphone privacy rights under the Fourth and Fifth amendments as well as the attorney-client privilege.
Marissa works proactively with businesses to design compliance assurance and ethics programs designed to reduce the likelihood of violations that can lead to investigations and regulatory action. Companies that have identified or been informed of potential internal wrongdoing, or are under intense government scrutiny, rely on Marissa to conduct thorough internal investigations to help determine their potential risk and respond appropriately.
Marissa also provides legal representation that helps companies and individuals resolve business disputes, fiercely protecting their interests in commercial litigation involving breach of contract and other issues. She has represented a large car company, investors in a real estate investment firm and a church pastor and his congregation in a leadership dispute.
In addition, she counsels clients on compliance with state and federal health care and occupational health and safety laws and regulations and represents medical professionals in cases involving malpractice and Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
Morris Pashman Inn of Court (2016-2018) | Rutgers Alumni Association of Rutgers Law School – Newark, Board of Trustees | Women Lawyers in Bergen, Young Lawyers Division, Co-chair | Women's White Collar Defense Association, Vice Chair for the Sponsors Committee | Supreme Court of New Jersey, District Ethics Committee for District IIA
Rutgers Law School (J.D., magna cum laude), Order of the Coif | Ramapo College of New Jersey (B.A.)
Prior to joining Fox, Marissa was an attorney at an East Coast-based law firm. After law school, Marissa was a law clerk to the Honorable Rachelle Lea Harz at the New Jersey Superior Court, Civil Division.
During law school, Marissa was a legal intern at a local New Jersey firm and a research assistant to Professor Vera Bergelson. She was also a judicial intern to the Honorable Katharine Hayden of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, a research assistant to Professor Gary Francione and a legal intern at the Office of Prosecutor for the Central Municipal Court of Bergen County. Additionally, she was a law clerk at a local New Jersey firm.
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Bar Admissions: New Jersey, New York, Florida