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Marisa Antonelli
Marisa Antonelli
Counsel — Commercial & Business Litigation
Counsel — Commercial & Business Litigation

Marisa Antonelli

Marisa Antonelli
New York

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, NY 10036

Marisa Antonelli

Marisa’s practice focuses on securities and commercial litigation in federal and state court, as well as internal investigations.  She also represents clients in connection with regulatory investigations and inquiries by the SEC, FINRA, and other agencies.

Experience Highlights

  • Represented companies in connection with non-public regulatory investigations into violations of the securities laws, including investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice

  • (S.D.N.Y.) — Obtained summary judgment on behalf of financial firm, including affirmance by U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, resulting in dismissal of fraudulent transfer claims brought by bankruptcy trustee

  • (S.D.N.Y) — Obtained complete dismissal of putative class action securities fraud claims against media measurement and analytics company following motion to dismiss

  • (S.D.N.Y) — Obtained complete dismissal of putative class action fraud and consumer protection claims on behalf of professional sports team following motion to dismiss

  • (S.D. NY; Bankr. S.D. NY) — Represented a broker-dealer and its officers in lawsuits commenced by the SIPC Trustee and private investors arising from the Madoff Ponzi scheme

  • (N.Y. Sup.) — Represented data provider in dispute regarding alleged breach of license agreement, including in proceedings for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction

  • (N.Y. Sup.) — Represented global restaurant chain in contract dispute with internet services provider

  • Represented energy company in arbitration commenced by investor alleging fraud in connection with the purchase of securities

  • Represented financial firm in connection with investigations and inquiries by the SEC and the FINRA


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. magna cum laude, 2009 (Fordham Urban Law Journal)
  • University of Rochester, B.A., Political Science and Religion cum laude, 2004
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable Henry B. Pitman, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Southern District of New York, 2009–2010
  • New York
  • United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Western District of New York, and Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court