Marina Schwarz
Counsel | New York
Marina Schwarz
  • Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics as national and trial counsel in a high-profile environmental toxic tort litigation.
  • Pfizer, as National counsel, in the Zoloft MDL, where hundreds of plaintiffs alleged that maternal use of Zoloft, an antidepressant, caused their children to be born with various birth defects.
  • An American manufacturer of organic baby and toddler food in nationwide consumer fraud and product liability litigation alleging presence of unsafe levels of heavy metals.
  • W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. in defense of personal injury claims brought in a large, consolidated multi-district litigation proceeding in the District of South Carolina, regarding current and historical products alleged to contain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”).
  • PFAS Regulation, Compliance and Litigation: Examining Emerging Trends in PFAS Litigation Against “Downstream” Manufacturers, Distributors and Retailers of PFAS-Containing Products - American Conference Institute (May, 2024)
  • A Primer on Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances - American Bar Association: 32nd Annual Toxic Torts & Environmental Law Spring Conference (April, 2024)
  • Toxic Tort Litigation Insights: Navigating Trends in PFAS Litigation and Regulation and Updates on Litigation Funding for Mass Torts - The Knowledge Group Webcast (January 23, 2024)
  • PFAS: An Evolving Case Study in Environmental Litigation & Regulation - Lawline Webcast (October 26, 2023)
  • Evolving PFAS Trends and Industry Impacts: What In-House Counsel Need to Know - In-House Connect Deep Dives Series (September 26, 2023)
  • PFAS For In-House Counsel: What Legal Departments Need To Know About PFAS Regulation And Litigation - In-House Connect Deep Dives Series (November 9, 2022)
  • Navigating the Legal Challenges of Product Liability Cases: Latest Developments and Best Defenses - Webcast (July 7, 2022)
  • Forever in Focus: Trends in PFAS Litigation and Regulations — American Bar Association: Toxic Torts and Environmental Law (2024)
  • Practical Steps for Companies Facing PFAS Risks — Law 360 (2022)
  • New York’s Green Amendment: How Guidance from Other States Can Shape the Development of New York’s Newest Constitutional Right — The Real Estate Finance Journal (2022)
  • Chapter 5: The Evolution of PFAS Litigation — Environmental Regulation in Practice 2021: Permitting, Litigating, and Deal Negotiations (2021)
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    • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2010, cum laude, Moot Court Honor Society - Trial Advocacy and Appellate Advocacy Divisions
    • Boston University, B.S., 2007
    • New York
    • New Jersey
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • English
    • Russian